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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]

Etymology 1[edit]

Letter[edit]

(ya)

  1. The twenty-fourth consonant in Sanskrit.

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

(yam

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

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of (ya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative यः
yaḥ
यौ
yau
याः / यासः¹
yāḥ / yāsaḥ¹
Vocative
ya
यौ
yau
याः / यासः¹
yāḥ / yāsaḥ¹
Accusative यम्
yam
यौ
yau
यान्
yān
Instrumental येन
yena
याभ्याम्
yābhyām
यैः / येभिः¹
yaiḥ / yebhiḥ¹
Dative याय
yāya
याभ्याम्
yābhyām
येभ्यः
yebhyaḥ
Ablative यात्
yāt
याभ्याम्
yābhyām
येभ्यः
yebhyaḥ
Genitive यस्य
yasya
ययोः
yayoḥ
यानाम्
yānām
Locative ये
ye
ययोः
yayoḥ
येषु
yeṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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