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Devanagari y.svg
U+092F, य
DEVANAGARI LETTER YA

[U+092E]
Devanagari
[U+0930]

Translingual[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jə/ (may vary by language)

Letter[edit]

(ya)

  1. The first semivowel of the Devanagari script. Linguistically, it is considered the palatal approximant.

See also[edit]

Ligatures:


Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

(ya)

  1. The twenty-sixth consonant in Hindi.

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Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

 m

  1. Devanagari script form of ya (“who (relative)”)

Declension[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

 n

  1. Devanagari script form of ya (“which (relative)”)

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The case form यद् is only used before vowels and as the prefixed combining form. Before vowels, the halant and independent vowel coalesce to the corresponding dependent vowel.


Sanskrit[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

(ya)

  1. The twenty-fourth consonant in Sanskrit.

Noun[edit]

(yam

  1. (prosody) bacchius
  2. fame
  3. carriage
  4. light
  5. An act of restraining
  6. An act of joining

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