yw

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See also: YW, yW, and -yw-

English[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

yw

  1. (text messaging, Internet) you're welcome

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Despite being written with a "y", the vowel here is generally pronounced /ɪ/ in the north.

Etymology 1[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

yw

  1. (South Wales) (literary) third-person singular present of bod (used in identifications and interrogatives)
    Crys Sioned yw hwnna.‎ ― That is Sioned’s shirt.
    Yw’r cwrw ’ma’n gryf?‎ ― Is this beer strong?
    A yw’r cwrw hwn yn gryf?‎ ― Is this beer strong?
    Beth yw hwn?‎ ― What is this?
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Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eyHweh₂(yew).

Noun[edit]

yw f ‎(singulative ywen)

  1. yew

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
yw unchanged unchanged hyw
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.