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Pronunciation: /jɑː
 
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exclamation

Yes (used in representations of British upper-class speech): we can go right now, ok, yah
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  • Oh uh… I'm Taner… yah I'm new to the school this year and single.
  • Yah, yah excellent mate, that's some great history stuff, New Zealand was really a pioneer country aye?
  • I think we could have dinner there, yah that would be nice.

noun

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An upper-class person: the cafe is full of yahs whose daddies own chateaux in France
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  • Absolutely awful food, over priced and full of yah yahs.
  • Whilst I agree that there is a certain number of so-called ‘yahs’ here, I think their numbers are very exaggerated.
  • Iguana's close proximity to Edinburgh University means it gets more than its fair share of students, although young professionals and the pre-club crowd do their bit to dilute the yah factor.

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Pronunciation: /jɑː
 
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exclamation

Expressing derision: yah, you missed!
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  • Oh and his wife was 6'8 ‘tall, so yah for her as well!’
  • Bill O'Reilly: you're wrong, I'm right, yah boo sucks
  • We shall also know then whether the remarkable new chamber encourages the spirit of constructive dialogue which Miralles sought, or whether it is back to yah boo in the worst traditions of Westminster.

Origin

natural exclamation: first recorded in English in the early 17th century.

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Pronunciation: /jə
 
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pronoun

Non-standard spelling of you, used in representing informal or dialectal speech. ‘See yah around!’ Billy bawled
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  • ‘Serves yah right you peeping tom,’ Cat called back on the same channel as the raiders closed on them all.
  • Still gave yah a 10 though for how realistic it is.
  • If anybody has had similar experiences, drop me a line. the first and only time my wife and i ate peyote she says she saw shadows like the ones you seem to be describing, then again she was on drugs yah know

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