Ya,(Japanese characters)part. This particle is often used at the end of a sentence to express interrogation; but when used after an answer to a question it becomes an affirmative particle, the difference in meaning being indicated by the tone of voice. Thus:—Oman ya? "has he gone," Oman ya "he has gone."
Ya, (Japanese characters). post. Whether. Or.
'Ya………ya,(Japanese characters). post. Whether………or. As:—Tambe ne ya, nei ambe ne ya? nu yan, "ask whether it is thisor that." Anukarape hene ya-wendarap hene ya, ku eramushkari, "I do not know whether it was a thing seen (vision) or a dream."
Ya,(Japanese characters). n. A net. As:—Ya amba, "the floats attached to a fish net." Ya shittu, "the meshes of a net." Ya oshke, "to net." Ya tambushi, "to mend a net." Ya ereba, "to set a net in the sea." Ya turuba, to set a net from the seashore.
Ya,(Japanese characters). n. Land, (as opposed to sea). A high rock. As:—Ya peka ek a, rep peka ek a? "did you come by land or sea?" Ya sosh, "strata or layers of earth."
Yachi,(Japanese characters). n. A swamp. Syn: Opuruse-i.