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See also: YW, yW, -yw, and -yw-

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EnglishEdit

PhraseEdit

yw

  1. (text messaging, Internet slang) Abbreviation of you're welcome.

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

PronounEdit

yw

  1. (Chiefly Northern dialectal) Alternative form of yow

ReferencesEdit


WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

Usage notesEdit

Despite being written with a "y", the vowel here is generally pronounced /ɪ/ in the north as tends to be the case when "y" precedes "w".

Etymology 1Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

yw

  1. (South Wales) (literary) third-person singular present of bod (used in identifications and interrogatives)
    Crys Sioned yw hwnna.That is Sioned’s shirt.
    Yw’r cwrw ’ma’n gryf?Is this beer strong?
    A yw’r cwrw hwn yn gryf?Is this beer strong?
    Beth yw hwn?What is this?
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Celtic *iwos (yew), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eyHweh₂ (yew).

NounEdit

yw f (singulative ywen)

  1. yew

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
yw unchanged unchanged hyw
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ZhuangEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *ˀjɯəᴬ (medicine). Cognate with Thai ยา (yaa), Northern Thai ᩀᩣ, Lao ຢາ (), ᦊᦱ (ẏaa), Shan ယႃ (yǎa).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

yw (old orthography , Sawndip forms 𦬎)

  1. medicine
  2. poison
  3. medicinal herb

VerbEdit

yw (old orthography )

  1. to treat (an illness)