Ya vs Yuh - What's the difference?
| Alternative forms
Ya is an alternative form of yuh.
As pronouns the difference between ya and yuh
is that ya
is while yuh
is (chiefly|jamaica) you.
As an interjection ya
is (informal) yeah, yes or ya
can be (informal) go (spoken to horses and cattle).
As an adverb ya
is yea; yes.
As a noun ya
is a letter of the cyrillic alphabet.
Reduced form of you. Compare Dutch je, reduced/unstressed form of .
Only used in unstressed contexts.
* chewie on ya boot
* love ya
* see ya
* smell ya later
* there ya go
Apparently from (etyl) ja and cognates in other Germanic languages; related to English yeah.
Variation of hyah.
(informal) Go. (Spoken to horses and cattle.)
From (etyl) ya, from (etyl) . More at yea.
* yaa, yaw, yah, yha
* 1806 , Jamieson, Pop. Ballads :
* 1894 , W. G. Stevenson, Puddin' iii. :
- 'Ya , wilt thou!' said Wallace, 'then tak thee that, [...]'
* 1896 , Ackworth, Clog Shop Chron. :
- Ya , auld man, ye ken fine ye wad like me.
- Ya , bur 'ee did, [...]
From (etyl) .
A letter of the Cyrillic alphabet.
* ya also nonstandard
(chiefly, Jamaica) you