Hyah vs Ayah - What's the difference?

hyah | ayah |


As an interjection hyah

is a call, often to horses, livestock, or cattle, to move forward or proceed or hyah can be (martial arts) a vocalisation used when performing a technique or striking a blow.

As a noun ayah is

a verse in the quran.

hyah

English

Etymology 1

Perhaps from a variant of

Alternative forms

* ya

Interjection

(en-interjection)
  • a call, often to horses, livestock, or cattle, to move forward or proceed
  • Hyah''', mule! '''Hyah !

    Etymology 2

    Variation of kiai.

    Alternative forms

    * hi-yah

    Interjection

    (en-interjection)
  • (martial arts) a vocalisation used when performing a technique or striking a blow
  • ayah

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A verse in the Quran.
  • A native female servant or maid, especially working for Europeans in South Asia.
  • * 1888 , Rudyard Kipling, ‘Watches of the Night’, Plain Tales from the Hills , Folio 2005, p. 59:
  • She manufactured the Station scandal, and—talked to her ayah .

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