"yo" meaning in English

Abbreviation

IPA: /jəʊ/ [UK], /joʊ/ [US] Audio: En-au-yo.ogg [Australia] Rhymes: -əʊ
  1. Contraction of you are. Tags: abbreviation, alt-of, contraction Alternative form of: you are

Determiner

IPA: /jəʊ/ [UK], /joʊ/ [US] Audio: En-au-yo.ogg [Australia] Rhymes: -əʊ
  1. Pronunciation spelling of your. Tags: alt-of, colloquial, pronunciation-spelling Alternative form of: your
    Categories (other): English pronunciation spellings

Interjection

IPA: /jəʊ/ [UK], /joʊ/ [US] Audio: En-au-yo.ogg [Australia] Rhymes: -əʊ
  1. A greeting similar to hi. Tags: slang
    Categories (kind): Greetings Synonyms: oi, wotcher
  2. An interjection similar to hey. Tags: slang
    Synonyms: ahoy, oi, hey
  3. Present! Here! Tags: slang

Noun

IPA: /jəʊ/ [UK], /joʊ/ [US] Audio: En-au-yo.ogg [Australia] Rhymes: -əʊ
  1. Initialism of year/years old. Tags: abbreviation, alt-of, initialism Alternative form of: year/years old
  2. Initialism of yarn over. Tags: abbreviation, alt-of, initialism Alternative form of: yarn over

Noun

Forms: yos [plural] IPA: /jəʊ/ [UK], /joʊ/ [US] Audio: En-au-yo.ogg [Australia] Rhymes: -əʊ
  1. The letter Ё, ё.
    Translations (Ё): ё (jo) [neuter] (Russian)

Numeral

IPA: /jəʊ/ [UK], /joʊ/ [US] Audio: En-au-yo.ogg [Australia] Rhymes: -əʊ
  1. Short for yoleven. Tags: abbreviation, alt-of Alternative form of: yoleven

Pronoun

IPA: /jəʊ/ [UK], /joʊ/ [US] Audio: En-au-yo.ogg [Australia] Rhymes: -əʊ
  1. third-person singular, familiar Tags: familiar, singular, third-person

Inflected forms

Alternative forms

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      "expansion": "Swedish",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "no",
        "2": "jo",
        "3": "",
        "4": "yes"
      },
      "expansion": "Norwegian jo (“yes”)",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "nl",
        "2": "jow",
        "3": "",
        "4": "hi, hey"
      },
      "expansion": "Dutch jow (“hi, hey”)",
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    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "nl",
        "2": "jo",
        "3": "",
        "4": "hi, hey"
      },
      "expansion": "Dutch jo (“hi, hey”)",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "yea"
      },
      "expansion": "yea",
      "name": "l"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "ow"
      },
      "expansion": "ow",
      "name": "l"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "ew"
      },
      "expansion": "ew",
      "name": "l"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "From Middle English yo, io, ȝo, yeo, yaw, variant forms of ya, ye (“yes, yea”), from Old English ġēa (“yes, yea”), from Proto-Germanic *ja (“yes”), from Proto-Indo-European *yē (“already”); or perhaps from Old English ēow (“Wo!, Alas!”, interjection). Compare Danish, Swedish, Norwegian jo (“yes”), Dutch jow (“hi, hey”) and Dutch jo (“hi, hey”). More at yea, ow, ew.",
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    {
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        "English slang",
        "English terms with usage examples"
      ],
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        {
          "text": "Yo Paulie! How's it going?"
        }
      ],
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        "A greeting similar to hi."
      ],
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        {
          "word": "oi"
        },
        {
          "word": "wotcher"
        }
      ],
      "tags": [
        "slang"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English slang",
        "English terms with usage examples"
      ],
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        {
          "text": "Yo, check this out!"
        },
        {
          "text": "Check this out, yo!"
        }
      ],
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        "An interjection similar to hey."
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        {
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        },
        {
          "word": "oi"
        },
        {
          "word": "hey"
        }
      ],
      "tags": [
        "slang"
      ]
    },
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      "categories": [
        "English military slang"
      ],
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        {
          "text": "Sergeant: Smith?, Private Smith: Yo!"
        }
      ],
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        "Present! Here!"
      ],
      "tags": [
        "slang"
      ],
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        "government",
        "military",
        "politics",
        "war"
      ]
    }
  ],
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    {
      "ipa": "/jəʊ/",
      "tags": [
        "UK"
      ]
    },
    {
      "rhymes": "-əʊ"
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/joʊ/",
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        "US"
      ]
    },
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      "audio": "En-au-yo.ogg",
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      "tags": [
        "Australia"
      ],
      "text": "Audio (AU)"
    }
  ],
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    "yo"
  ],
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}

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    "English non-lemma forms",
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    "English possessive determiners",
    "English pronouns",
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    "English terms with audio links",
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    {
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        }
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        "African-American Vernacular English",
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          "text": "Yo a fool."
        }
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        "Contraction of you are."
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        "abbreviation",
        "alt-of",
        "contraction"
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        "UK"
      ]
    },
    {
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    },
    {
      "ipa": "/joʊ/",
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        "US"
      ]
    },
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      "audio": "En-au-yo.ogg",
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      "tags": [
        "Australia"
      ],
      "text": "Audio (AU)"
    }
  ],
  "synonyms": [
    {
      "word": "yo'"
    }
  ],
  "wikipedia": [
    "yo"
  ],
  "word": "yo"
}

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  "categories": [
    "English 1-syllable words",
    "English contractions",
    "English determiners",
    "English lemmas",
    "English non-lemma forms",
    "English numerals",
    "English possessive determiners",
    "English pronouns",
    "English terms with IPA pronunciation",
    "English terms with audio links",
    "English two-letter words",
    "Rhymes:English/əʊ",
    "en:Cyrillic letter names",
    "en:Greetings"
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    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "you're"
      },
      "expansion": "you're",
      "name": "m"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "your"
      },
      "expansion": "your",
      "name": "m"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "From you're, your, etc.",
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    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "determiner",
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      },
      "expansion": "yo",
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    }
  ],
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  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "det",
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    {
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        {
          "word": "your"
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        "English informal terms",
        "English pronunciation spellings"
      ],
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        {
          "text": "Yo sandwich has only bacon in it. Want some ketchup on that?"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Pronunciation spelling of your."
      ],
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        "alt-of",
        "colloquial",
        "pronunciation-spelling"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "sounds": [
    {
      "ipa": "/jəʊ/",
      "tags": [
        "UK"
      ]
    },
    {
      "rhymes": "-əʊ"
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/joʊ/",
      "tags": [
        "US"
      ]
    },
    {
      "audio": "En-au-yo.ogg",
      "mp3_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/transcoded/9/9b/En-au-yo.ogg/En-au-yo.ogg.mp3",
      "ogg_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9b/En-au-yo.ogg",
      "tags": [
        "Australia"
      ],
      "text": "Audio (AU)"
    }
  ],
  "synonyms": [
    {
      "word": "yo'"
    }
  ],
  "wikipedia": [
    "yo"
  ],
  "word": "yo"
}

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  "categories": [
    "English 1-syllable words",
    "English contractions",
    "English determiners",
    "English lemmas",
    "English non-lemma forms",
    "English numerals",
    "English possessive determiners",
    "English pronouns",
    "English terms with IPA pronunciation",
    "English terms with audio links",
    "English two-letter words",
    "Rhymes:English/əʊ",
    "en:Cyrillic letter names",
    "en:Greetings"
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    {
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      "name": "m"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "your"
      },
      "expansion": "your",
      "name": "m"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "From you're, your, etc.",
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    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "pronoun"
      },
      "expansion": "yo",
      "name": "head"
    }
  ],
  "lang": "English",
  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "pron",
  "senses": [
    {
      "categories": [
        "Baltimore English"
      ],
      "english": "Baltimore",
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "Yo was tuckin' in his shirt! (Stotko and Troyer 2007)"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "third-person singular, familiar"
      ],
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        "familiar",
        "singular",
        "third-person"
      ]
    }
  ],
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    {
      "ipa": "/jəʊ/",
      "tags": [
        "UK"
      ]
    },
    {
      "rhymes": "-əʊ"
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/joʊ/",
      "tags": [
        "US"
      ]
    },
    {
      "audio": "En-au-yo.ogg",
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      "ogg_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9b/En-au-yo.ogg",
      "tags": [
        "Australia"
      ],
      "text": "Audio (AU)"
    }
  ],
  "synonyms": [
    {
      "sense": "greeting",
      "word": "hey"
    },
    {
      "word": "hi"
    },
    {
      "tags": [
        "interjection"
      ],
      "word": "hey"
    },
    {
      "word": "yo'"
    }
  ],
  "wikipedia": [
    "yo"
  ],
  "word": "yo"
}

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    "English 1-syllable words",
    "English lemmas",
    "English nouns",
    "English numerals",
    "English terms with IPA pronunciation",
    "English terms with audio links",
    "English two-letter words",
    "Rhymes:English/əʊ",
    "en:Cyrillic letter names",
    "en:Greetings"
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  "etymology_templates": [],
  "etymology_text": "",
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      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "noun"
      },
      "expansion": "yo",
      "name": "head"
    }
  ],
  "lang": "English",
  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "noun",
  "senses": [
    {
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        {
          "word": "year/years old"
        }
      ],
      "categories": [
        "English initialisms"
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Initialism of year/years old."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "abbreviation",
        "alt-of",
        "initialism"
      ]
    },
    {
      "alt_of": [
        {
          "word": "yarn over"
        }
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        "English initialisms"
      ],
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      "glosses": [
        "Initialism of yarn over."
      ],
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        "abbreviation",
        "alt-of",
        "initialism"
      ]
    }
  ],
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    {
      "ipa": "/jəʊ/",
      "tags": [
        "UK"
      ]
    },
    {
      "rhymes": "-əʊ"
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/joʊ/",
      "tags": [
        "US"
      ]
    },
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      "audio": "En-au-yo.ogg",
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        "Australia"
      ],
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    }
  ],
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}

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    "English 1-syllable words",
    "English countable nouns",
    "English lemmas",
    "English nouns",
    "English numerals",
    "English terms borrowed from Russian",
    "English terms derived from Russian",
    "English terms with IPA pronunciation",
    "English terms with audio links",
    "English two-letter words",
    "Rhymes:English/əʊ",
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    "en:Greetings"
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        "3": "ё"
      },
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      "name": "bor"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "From Russian ё (jo).",
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    {
      "form": "yos",
      "tags": [
        "plural"
      ]
    }
  ],
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  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "noun",
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    {
      "glosses": [
        "The letter Ё, ё."
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    }
  ],
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    {
      "ipa": "/jəʊ/",
      "tags": [
        "UK"
      ]
    },
    {
      "rhymes": "-əʊ"
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/joʊ/",
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        "US"
      ]
    },
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        "Australia"
      ],
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  ],
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    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "jo",
      "sense": "Ё",
      "tags": [
        "neuter"
      ],
      "word": "ё"
    }
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}

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  "categories": [
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    "English lemmas",
    "English numerals",
    "English terms with IPA pronunciation",
    "English terms with audio links",
    "English two-letter words",
    "Rhymes:English/əʊ",
    "en:Cyrillic letter names",
    "en:Greetings"
  ],
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  "etymology_text": "",
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      },
      "expansion": "yo",
      "name": "head"
    }
  ],
  "lang": "English",
  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "num",
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    {
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        {
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        }
      ],
      "categories": [
        "English short forms"
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Short for yoleven."
      ],
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        "abbreviation",
        "alt-of"
      ]
    }
  ],
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    {
      "ipa": "/jəʊ/",
      "tags": [
        "UK"
      ]
    },
    {
      "rhymes": "-əʊ"
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/joʊ/",
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        "US"
      ]
    },
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      "audio": "En-au-yo.ogg",
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      "ogg_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9b/En-au-yo.ogg",
      "tags": [
        "Australia"
      ],
      "text": "Audio (AU)"
    }
  ],
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    "yo"
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}

This page is a part of the kaikki.org machine-readable English dictionary. This dictionary is based on structured data extracted on 2021-10-15 from the enwiktionary dump dated 2021-10-01 using wiktextract. The data shown on this site has been post-processed and various details (e.g., extra categories) removed, some information disambiguated, and additional data merged from other sources. See the raw data download page for the unprocessed wiktextract data.