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ya1

[yuh] /yə/
pronoun, Pronunciation Spelling.
1.
you:
Give me a hand, will ya?
2.
your:
Where's ya brother?
Origin of ya1
1820-1825
First recorded in 1820-25

ya2

[yah] /yɑ/
interjection, Informal.
1.
yeah.

[yah] /yɑ/
noun
1.
the 28th letter of the Arabic alphabet.
Origin
From Arabic

YA

1.
young adult.
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  • There is the water of the place we called Campi ya Korungu when we passed before.

    The Leopard Woman Stewart Edward White
  • Yo' wants to go through th' ya'd, to a paf that takes you a spell to a gate.

    The Forest Stewart Edward White
  • I'll get ya the plane and chute if y'll put up a deposit to cover the cost.

    Disowned Victor Endersby
  • I declare, Zack, I think these chores are getting the best of ya.

    The Shining Cow Alex James
  • Wang's answer, "ya tuan," was heard by the two in the room, but more faintly.

    Victory Joseph Conrad

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