1. such things as ...; and ... andused for non-exhaustive lists related to a specific time and place
  • あなた
  • すぐに
  • そこ
  • たべもの食べ物
  • のみもの飲み物
  • たの楽しみ
  • かた
  • わかって
  • くる
  • でしょう
  • You'll soon come to enjoy the food and drink here.
2. the minute (that) ...; no sooner than ...; as soon asSee also や否や, after the dictionary form of a verb
3. be; isKansai dialect, See also
4. o; ohpunctuational exclamation in haiku, renga, etc.
  • これ
  • じゃあ
  • ぼく
  • いっしょう一生
  • けっこん結婚
  • なんて
  • でき出来
  • しない
  • I guess I'm never going to get married.
5. huh; whatinterjection expressing surprise
6. hiMale term or language
7. yes; what?Archaism
8. yes?; no?; is it?; isn't it?Archaism, indicates a question
Wikipedia definition
9. Ya (kana)や, in hiragana, or ヤ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora. Hiragana is written in three strokes, while the katakana is written in two. Both represent [ja ja]. Their shapes have origins in the character 也. When small and preceded by an -i kana, this kana represents not a separate sound but a modification of that of another. や can be used by itself as a grammatical particle to connect words in a nonexhaustive list.
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