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ya

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ya Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
ya | ya5
English translation
(particle equivalent to ā after a vowel, expressing surprise or doubt)
particle used to express surprise

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About ya

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Number of strokes

7

Traditional form

ya

Contains the radical

kǒu

Part of speech

Modal particle / 语气词 yǔ qì cí Yǔqì cí

Learning hint

mouth

Etymology of ya

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

口牙

Semantic compound

kǒu

Phonetic compound

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. kǒu represents the meaning and represents the sound.

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Example sentences using ya

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" yuàn 愿意 yuànyì ràng dào 亚特兰大 Yà tè lán dà ,去刻 shǎng 几个 jǐ ge ya ?

" Would you like for me to take it to Atlanta and have it engraved? "

他们 tā men de 聚会 jùhuì lòng le ,这个 zhè ge zuì 怎么 zěnme péi 得起 ya ?

How can I ever make amends for ruining their party?

āi ya ! 旅行袋 lǚ xíng dài wàng le le .

Oh dear! The travelling bag has been left behind.

所以 suǒyǐ ya , yāo rán jiù lái zhè le .

That's just the point , otherwise I wouldn't come here.

为什么 wèishénme Shàn tiāo zhè jiàn shì 批评 pīpíng ya ?

Why have you singled out this incident for criticism?

Words with ya

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
ya (particle equivalent to ā after a vowel, expressing surprise or doubt) ya
哎呀 aī yā interjection of wonder, shock or admiration哎呀 aī yā
啊呀 ā yā Oh my!啊呀 ā yā
天呀 tiān ya Heavens!天呀 tiān ya

ya Decomposition & Compounds

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ya Decomposition

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