"y'all" meaning in English

Determiner

IPA: /jɔl/, /jɑl/ [cot-caught-merger] Audio: EN-y'all.ogg [Southern-US]
  1. The group spoken or written to. Synonyms: y’all, ya'll, ya’ll, yall, yo’ll, yo'll, yoll, you-all, you all
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: Appalachian English, English determiners, English plural pronouns, English pronouns, English second person pronouns, English terms of address

Pronoun

IPA: /jɔl/, /jɑl/ [cot-caught-merger] Audio: EN-y'all.ogg [Southern-US]
  1. plural of you Tags: Appalachia, Caribbean, Southern-US, chiefly, form-of, now, plural Form of: you Categories: African-American Vernacular English, Appalachian English, Caribbean English, Southern US English Hypernyms (plural second-person personal pronoun): you Hyponyms (plural second-person personal pronoun): Addressing multiple women:, you gals [Australia, New-Zealand, North-America] Derived forms: Y'all Qaeda Translations (plural of you): أَنْتُم‎ (ʾantum) [masculine] (Arabic), вие (vie) (Bulgarian), vosaltres m pl or [feminine, plural] (Catalan), I (Danish), jullie (Dutch), vi (Esperanto), te (Finnish), vous (French), vous autres [Louisiana] (French), თქვენ (tkven) (Georgian), Ihr (German), εσείς (eseís) (Greek), אתם‎ (atem) (Hebrew), אתן‎ (aten) (Hebrew), तुम सब (tum sab) (Hindi), ti [informal] (Hungarian), önök (note: formal or official) (Hungarian), maguk (note: formal but somewhat personal) (Hungarian), sibh (Irish), voi (Italian), 貴方等 (anatara) (alt: あなたら) (Japanese), みんな (minna) (Japanese), 貴方達 (anatatachi) (alt: あなたたち) (Japanese), vos (Latin), 你们 (nǐmen) (Mandarin), tʼáá ánółtso (Navajo), तिमीहरू (timīharū) (Nepali), dere (Norwegian Bokmål), de (Norwegian Nynorsk), dokker (Norwegian Nynorsk), شما‎ (šomâ) (Persian), شماها‎ (šomâ-hâ) (Persian), wy (Polish), panie (Polish), państwo (Polish), vocês (Portuguese), os senhores [formal] (Portuguese), as senhoras (Portuguese), вы (vy) (Russian), vosotros [Spain, plural] (Spanish), os [Spain, objective] (Spanish), ustedes (note: or Latin American plural) [formal, plural] (Spanish), ni (Swedish), siz [plural] (Turkish), sizler [plural] (Turkish), chi (Welsh)
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: Appalachian English, English determiners, English plural pronouns, English pronouns, English second person pronouns, English terms of address Synonyms: y’all, ya'll, ya’ll, yall, yo’ll, yo'll, yoll, you-all, you all Synonyms (plural second-person personal pronoun): all y'all [Southern-US], allyou [Caribbean], wunna, ye [historical, Cornwall, Ireland], yeens [Pennsylvania, Appalachia], yens [Pennsylvania, Appalachia], yer [UK, pronunciation-spelling], y'ins [Appalachia, Midwestern-US], yins [Pennsylvania, Appalachia], yinz [Pennsylvania, Appalachia], yis [Philadelphia, chiefly, New-Jersey, Southern, Scotland], yiz [Philadelphia, chiefly, New-Jersey, Southern, Scotland], yoons [Appalachia, Midwestern-US], you, you [number], you all [Southern-US, especially], you guys (Australia, New Zealand, North America (United States, Canada)), you lot [UK], you man [London], you-uns [Appalachia, Midwestern-US], you'uns [Appalachia, Midwestern-US], yous [Australia, chiefly, Ireland, Scotland], youse [Australia, chiefly, Ireland, Scotland], youz [Australia, chiefly, Ireland, Scotland], y'uns [Appalachia, Midwestern-US], yuns [Appalachia, Midwestern-US], yunz [Appalachia, Midwestern-US] Related terms: y'all's [possessive], all y'all (english: definitely plural), y'all two, y'all three, etc, ya'll, y'awl, allyou, ya Related terms (plural second-person personal pronoun): Appendix:English personal pronouns, Category:English second person pronouns

Verb

Forms: y'alls [present, simple, singular, third-person], y'alling [participle, present], y'alled [participle, past], y'alled [past, simple] IPA: /jɔl/, /jɑl/ [cot-caught-merger] Audio: EN-y'all.ogg [Southern-US]
  1. To use the pronoun "y'all" (to). Tags: informal, intransitive, transitive Synonyms: y’all, ya'll, ya’ll, yall, yo’ll, yo'll, yoll, you-all, you all
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: Appalachian English, English determiners, English plural pronouns, English pronouns, English second person pronouns, English terms of address

Inflected forms

Alternative forms

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