Yo
Get Yo essential facts below. View Videos or join the Yo discussion. Add Yo to your PopFlock.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Yo

English

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Middle English yo, io, ?o, yeo, yaw, variant forms of ya, ye ("yes, yea"), from Old English a ("yes, yea"), from Proto-Germanic *ja ("yes"), from Proto-Indo-European *y? ("already"); or perhaps from Old English ?ow ("Wo!, Alas!", interjection). Compare Danish, Swedish, Norwegian jo ("yes"), Dutch jow ("hi, hey") and Dutch jo ("hi, hey"). More at yea, ow, ew.

Interjection

yo

  1. (slang) A greeting similar to hi.
    Synonyms: oi, wotcher
    Yo Paulie! How's it going?
  2. (slang) An interjection similar to hey.
    Synonyms: ahoy, oi; see also Thesaurus:hey
    Yo, check this out!
  3. (military slang) Present! Here!
    Sergeant: Smith?
    Private Smith: Yo!

Etymology 2

From you're, your, etc.

Alternative forms

Contraction

yo

  1. (African American Vernacular) Contraction of you are.
    Yo a fool.

Determiner

yo

  1. (colloquial) Eye dialect spelling of your.
    Yo sandwich has only bacon in it. Want some ketchup on that?

Pronoun

yo

  1. (Baltimore) third-person singular, familiar
    Yo was tuckin' in his shirt! (Stotko and Troyer 2007)
Synonyms

Etymology 3

Noun

yo

  1. Abbreviation of year/years old.

Etymology 4

From Russian ? (jo).

Pronoun

yo (plural yos)

  1. The letter ?, ?.
Translations

Anagrams


Asturian

Etymology

From Old Leonese yo, from Vulgar Latin *eo, attested from the 6th century in Romance, from Latin ego.

Pronoun

yo

  1. I (first-person singular pronoun)

Chavacano

Etymology

From Spanish yo.

Pronoun

yo (accusative conmigo)

  1. I (first-person singular pronoun)

Danish

Etymology

Borrowed from English yo.

Interjection

yo

  1. (slang) yo
    • 2016, Lisbeth Zornig, Mikael Lindholm, Bundfald, Art People ->ISBN
      "Yo!" Mathias så op.

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from English yo.

Pronunciation

Interjection

yo

  1. (slang) yo (informal greeting, interjection similar to hey)

Guerrero Amuzgo

Adjective

yo

  1. with

Haitian Creole

Article

yo pl

  1. the

Usage notes

This word is only used in its article sense when it modifies a plural noun.

See also

Pronoun

yo (contracted form y)

  1. they
  2. them

Interlingue

Pronoun

yo (objective case me)

  1. First person singular pronoun; I

Japanese

Romanization

yo

  1. R?maji transcription of ?
  2. R?maji transcription of ?

Kristang

Pronoun

yo

  1. I (first-person singular personal pronoun)[1]

See also

Kristang personal pronouns ()
Person Singular Plural
First yo nus
Second bos bolotu
Third eli olotu

References

  1. ^ 2010, Ladislav Pri?tic, Kristang - Crioulo de Base Portuguesa, Masaryk University, page 26.

Ladino

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *eo, from Latin ego.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

yo (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling ‎)

  1. I

Lingala

Pronoun

yo

  1. The second-person singular pronoun: you.

See also

References

  • "yo" in Compendium of the World's Languages: Ladakhi to Zuni, Volume 2, page 988



Lower Tanana

Noun

yo

  1. sky

References

  • James Kari, Lower Tanana Athabaskan Listening and Writing Exercises (1991)

Mandarin

Romanization

yo (Zhuyin )

  1. Pinyin transcription of ?, ?
  2. Pinyin transcription of ?, ?

yo

  1. Nonstandard spelling of y?.

Usage notes

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Middle English

Etymology 1

Pronoun

yo

  1. Alternative form of yow

References

Etymology 2

Pronoun

yo

  1. Alternative form of heo

References


Noone

Noun

yo (plural y)

  1. snake

References


Norman

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old French yaue, ewe, euwe, egua ("water"), from Latin aqua ("water"), from Proto-Indo-European *h?ek?eh? ("water, flowing water").

Noun

yo f (plural yos)

  1. (Sark) water

Pali

Alternative forms

Pronoun

yo


Spanish

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *eo, attested from the 6th century in Romance, from Latin ego, from Proto-Italic *eg?; akin to Greek (egó), Sanskrit ? (aham), all from Proto-Indo-European *é?h?. Akin to Italian io.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

yo

  1. First-person singular pronoun in the nominative case; I.

See also

Noun

yo m (plural yos or yoes)

  1. (psychoanalysis) Freud's concept of the ego.

Usage notes

  • When more pronouns are included in the same sentence, it is considered impolite to say the pronoun yo at first; it must be the last one, and must be said after absent (this applies also for ti and ):
    • Iremos Rosa, tú y yo. - Rosa, you and I will go.

Xhosa

Pronoun

-yo

  1. Combining stem of yona.

Zulu

Pronoun

-yo

  1. Combining stem of yona.

  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

yo
 



 



 
Music Scenes