Ya vs Yah - What's the difference?
As a verb ya
is to teem.
As a proper noun yah is
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.
An alternative pronunciation, akin to yeah.
(UK, India, South Africa) Yes.
- Yah , we did go along but it turned out the wedding was a load of nonsense.
From the pronunciation of “yes” which such people use.
(British, informal) An upper-class person, especially a Sloane Ranger.