/ (ˈhaɪjə, ˌhaɪˈjɑː) /

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an informal term of greeting



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Word Origin for hiya

C20: shortened from how are you?
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Example sentences from the Web for hiya

  • If we go up to fight against Rezu, who will lead us in the battle, O Hiya?

    She and Allan|H. Rider Haggard