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Translingual

Symbol

y

  1. (metrology) Symbol for the prefix yocto-.

English

Pronunciation

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Letter

y (lowercase, uppercase Y)

  1. Twenty-fifth letter of the English alphabet, preceded by x and followed by z.
  2. Twenty-fifth in a list.
  3. Abbreviation for year. (See Y2K)
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Abbreviation for youth content, usually proceeded with a suggested age.
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  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Abbreviation for yes.
  6. Informal abbreviation for why.

Synonyms

  • (twenty-fifth in a list): 25, XXV

See also


Asturian

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ast:Template:lang:la derivations]] et.

Conjunction

y

  1. and

French

Letter

y

  1. i-grec (IPA: /igʀɛk/)

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] ibi.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

y (adverbial)

  1. (to) there
    Nous allons à Mexique. Nous y allons. — “We are going to Mexico. We are going there.”
    Il est dans la maison. Il y est. — “He is in the house. He is there.”

Guaraní

Noun

y

  1. water

Papiamentu

Conjunction

y

  1. and

Spanish

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /iGrjeGa/

Letter

y

  1. i-griega (literally “Greek i”)

Etymology 2

Old Spanish e, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] et

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

Conjunction

y

  1. and
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) and; plus
    setenta y seis - “seventy-six”
    uno y uno son dos - “one plus one is two”
  3. (colloquial) well
    ¡y por supuesto! - “well, of course!”

Usage notes

Before words that begin with the /i/ sound, the form e is used instead.


Vietnamese

Noun

y

  1. he, him

Welsh

Article

y (after vowels, 'r; before vowels, yr)

  1. the.

Particle

y

  1. preverbal particle used to mark a subordinate clause.

Usage notes

Y is sometimes omitted in speech.

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