Hyar vs Hyah - What's the difference?

hyar | hyah |


As an adverb hyar

is (dialectal) here.

As a verb hyar

is (dialectal) hear.

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.

hyar

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • (dialectal) here
  • * 1875 , -
  • Who CALL me? Listen down de ribber, Dinah! Don’t you hyar
    Somebody holl’in’ “Hoo, Jim, hoo?” My Sarah died las’ y’ar;
    IS dat black angel done come back to call ole Jim f’om hyar ?

    Verb

    (head)
  • (dialectal) hear
  • * 1875 , -
  • Who CALL me? Listen down de ribber, Dinah! Don’t you hyar
    Somebody holl’in’ “Hoo, Jim, hoo?” My Sarah died las’ y’ar;
    IS dat black angel done come back to call ole Jim f’om hyar?
    ----

    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