या

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Braj[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

या ()

  1. oblique of यह (yah)
    Synonym: इहिं (ihĩ)

Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /jɑː/, [jäː]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Persian یا().

Conjunction[edit]

या () (Urdu spelling یا‎)

  1. or
    क्या आपको चाय या कॉफ़ी चाहिए?
    kyā āpko cāy kŏfī cāhie?
    Would you like tea or coffee?
    कौन बड़ा है, सुमित या सुमन?
    kaun baṛā hai, sumit suman?
    Who's bigger, Sumit or Suman?
    Synonyms: अथवा (athvā), वा (), कि (ki)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic يا().

Interjection[edit]

या () (Urdu spelling یا‎)

  1. oh!
    या अल्लाह, क्या हो गया है!
    allāh, kyā ho gayā hai!
    Oh my god, what has happened! (Islam)
    Synonyms: अरे (are) (more common), हे (he)

Nepali[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

या ()

  1. or

Newar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Postposition[edit]

या ()

  1. marks the genitive case: of, belonging to

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

या f

  1. Devanagari script form of (“who”)

Declension[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (i) +‎ -आ ().

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

या (f

  1. going
  2. a car
  3. restraining
  4. religious meditation
  5. attaining
  6. pudendum muliebre

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem declension of या ()
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative याः
yāḥ
यौ
yau
याः
yāḥ
Vocative याः
yāḥ
यौ
yau
याः
yāḥ
Accusative याम्
yām
यौ
yau
याः / यः¹
yāḥ / yaḥ¹
Instrumental या
याभ्याम्
yābhyām
याभिः
yābhiḥ
Dative ये
ye
याभ्याम्
yābhyām
याभ्यः
yābhyaḥ
Ablative यः
yaḥ
याभ्याम्
yābhyām
याभ्यः
yābhyaḥ
Genitive यः
yaḥ
योः
yoḥ
यानाम् / याम्¹
yānām / yām¹
Locative यि
yi
योः
yoḥ
यासु
yāsu
Notes
  • ¹Perhaps

References[edit]