Wat vs Yo - What's the difference?
As a proper noun wat
is a medieval english given name, short for walter.
As an abbreviation yo is
From (etyl) .
A Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia.
- There are two wats near this village.
* 1996 , James Bissett Pratt, The Pilgrimage of Buddhism and a Buddhist Pilgrimage , page 194:
- Angkor Wat
- It would be a mistake, however, to emphasize the Hindu element in Cambodian Buddhism and Cambodian temples. At its greatest it is always a subordinate element and in most of the wats or temples it hardly appears at all,
A kind of stew or curry eaten in Ethiopia and Eritrea.
Variation of what.
(informal, Internet, text messaging)
From (etyl) yo, io, . More at yea.
- Yo Paulie! How's it going?
(military slang) Present]]! [[here, Here!
- Yo , check this out!
- Sergeant: ''Smith? ''Private Smith: Yo !
(African American Vernacular English) contraction of you and are
- Yo a fool.
- Yo sandwich only has bacon in it. Want some ketchup on that?
- Yo was tuckin' in his shirt! (
Stotko and Troyer 2007)
* (greeting) hey, hi; see also
* (interjection) hey