Pronunciation Pronoun
  1. Nonstandard spelling of you#English|you.
    • 2011, Byron Douglas, A Journey Through the Life of an Anti-Social, Xlibris, ISBN 9781456874520, chapter 3, gbooks N-3jQqLfVVsC:
      Lola got a shocked look on her face then said, “Ya need to stop actin' jealous if ya aint, and ya can't control what I do. Ya aint my daddy and ya aint my man. I'll see ya tomorrah after work if ya want. Just give me a call, ya have my number”.
Pronunciation Interjection
  1. (informal) Yeah; yes.
  • (West Country, British) IPA: /ˈjɑː/, /ˈjɐ/

ya (not comparable)

  1. (UK dialectal, West Country, Northern England, Scotland) yea; yes
    • 1806, Jamieson, Pop. Ballads:
      'Ya, wilt thou!' said Wallace, 'then tak thee that, […] '
    • 1894, W. G. Stevenson, Puddin' iii.:
      Ya, auld man, ye ken fine ye wad like me.
    • 1896, Ackworth, Clog Shop Chron.:
      Ya, bur 'ee did, […]
  1. (informal) Go. (Spoken to horses and cattle.)
  1. Nonstandard spelling of your#English|your.

ya (plural yas)

  1. A letter of the Cyrillic alphabet: Я, я.
  • Russian: я

  1. Youth Authority
  2. (publishing) Acronym of young adult
    • 22 March 2012, Scott Tobias, AV Club The Hunger Games[http://www.avclub.com/articles/the-hunger-games,71293/]
      While Collins does include a love triangle, a coming-of-age story, and other YA-friendly elements in the mix, they serve as a Trojan horse to smuggle readers into a hopeless world where love becomes a stratagem and growing up is a matter of basic survival.

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