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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • ur (informal, Internet, text messaging)
  • ya, yer (informal)

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK)
    • (stressed) enPR: yo͝o(r), yô(r), IPA(key): /jʊə(ɹ)/, /jɔː(ɹ)/
    • (unstressed) IPA(key): /jə(ɹ)/
  • (US):
    • (stressed) enPR: yo͝or, yôr, IPA(key): /jʊɹ/, /jɔɹ/
    • (unstressed) IPA(key): /jɚ/
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  • Rhymes: -ʊə(r)
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(r)
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ) (unstressed)

ContractionEdit

you're

  1. You are.
    You’re smarter than I am!
    • 1907, Robert William Chambers, chapter IX, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326:
      “Heavens!” exclaimed Nina, “the blue-stocking and the fogy! —and yours are pale blue, Eileen!—you’re about as self-conscious as Drina—slumping there with your hair tumbling à la Mérode! Oh, it's very picturesque, of course, but a straight spine and good grooming is better. []