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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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  • Was a little too much for me to handle alone, 'cause I never studied that kinda things, ya know.

    Vanishing Point C.C. Beck
  • ya wohl, laughed I, it was the tragedy part of his fortune, indeed!

    Life On The Mississippi, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • What do ya wish me to doupset your rotten dive and bleed on the ceilin?

    Friar Tuck Robert Alexander Wason
  • ya see how that road out there gets smaller and smaller in the distance?

    Vanishing Point C.C. Beck
  • ya took a beltin' that night and came up for more as long as ya could.

    Spring Street James H. Richardson

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