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hiya Syllabification: hiya
Pronunciation: /ˈhī(y)ə/

Definition of hiya in English:


An informal greeting.
Example sentences
  • Oh hiya, I don't think I'll be able to make it in for the week.
  • And if you already know what I'm talking about, why not drop by and say hiya to our friends at Barbelith.
  • Author's Note: Well, hiya, how are all of you doing?


1940s: alteration of how are you?.

Words that rhyme with hiya

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