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Meaning of "yabby" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD YABBY

From a native Australian language.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF YABBY

yabby  [ˈjæbɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF YABBY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Yabby is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb yabby in English.

WHAT DOES YABBY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of yabby in the English dictionary

The first definition of yabby in the dictionary is a small freshwater crayfish of the genus Cherax, esp C. destructor. Other definition of yabby is Also called: nipper. a marine prawn used as bait. Yabby is also to go out to catch yabbies.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO YABBY

PRESENT

Present
I yabby
you yabby
he/she/it yabbies
we yabby
you yabby
they yabby
Present continuous
I am yabbying
you are yabbying
he/she/it is yabbying
we are yabbying
you are yabbying
they are yabbying
Present perfect
I have yabbied
you have yabbied
he/she/it has yabbied
we have yabbied
you have yabbied
they have yabbied
Present perfect continuous
I have been yabbying
you have been yabbying
he/she/it has been yabbying
we have been yabbying
you have been yabbying
they have been yabbying
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I yabbied
you yabbied
he/she/it yabbied
we yabbied
you yabbied
they yabbied
Past continuous
I was yabbying
you were yabbying
he/she/it was yabbying
we were yabbying
you were yabbying
they were yabbying
Past perfect
I had yabbied
you had yabbied
he/she/it had yabbied
we had yabbied
you had yabbied
they had yabbied
Past perfect continuous
I had been yabbying
you had been yabbying
he/she/it had been yabbying
we had been yabbying
you had been yabbying
they had been yabbying
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will yabby
you will yabby
he/she/it will yabby
we will yabby
you will yabby
they will yabby
Future continuous
I will be yabbying
you will be yabbying
he/she/it will be yabbying
we will be yabbying
you will be yabbying
they will be yabbying
Future perfect
I will have yabbied
you will have yabbied
he/she/it will have yabbied
we will have yabbied
you will have yabbied
they will have yabbied
Future perfect continuous
I will have been yabbying
you will have been yabbying
he/she/it will have been yabbying
we will have been yabbying
you will have been yabbying
they will have been yabbying
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would yabby
you would yabby
he/she/it would yabby
we would yabby
you would yabby
they would yabby
Conditional continuous
I would be yabbying
you would be yabbying
he/she/it would be yabbying
we would be yabbying
you would be yabbying
they would be yabbying
Conditional perfect
I would have yabby
you would have yabby
he/she/it would have yabby
we would have yabby
you would have yabby
they would have yabby
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been yabbying
you would have been yabbying
he/she/it would have been yabbying
we would have been yabbying
you would have been yabbying
they would have been yabbying
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you yabby
we let´s yabby
you yabby
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to yabby
Past participle
yabbied
Present Participle
yabbying
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH YABBY


Abbe
ˈæbɪ
abbey
ˈæbɪ
blabby
ˈblæbɪ
cabbie
ˈkæbɪ
crabby
ˈkræbɪ
drabby
ˈdræbɪ
flabby
ˈflæbɪ
gabby
ˈɡæbɪ
grabby
ˈɡræbɪ
Newtownabbey
ˌnjuːtənˈæbɪ
scabby
ˈskæbɪ
shabby
ˈʃæbɪ
slabby
ˈslæbɪ
tabby
ˈtæbɪ
tabi
ˈtæbɪ
yabbie
ˈjæbɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE YABBY

ya
yaar
yaba
yabba
yabber
yabbie
Yablonoi Mountains
Yablonovy Mountains
yacca
yacht
yacht club
yacht race
yachter
yachtie
yachting
yachting cap
yachting club
yachting event
yachting fraternity
yachting regatta

WORDS THAT END LIKE YABBY

bobby
chubby
cobby
cubby
debby
dobby
gobby
grubby
hobby
hubby
Libby
lobby
mobby
nobby
rubby
squabby
stubby
swabby
tubby
webby

Synonyms and antonyms of yabby in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «yabby» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF YABBY

Find out the translation of yabby to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of yabby from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «yabby» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

雅碧
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

yabby
570 millions of speakers

English

yabby
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Yabby
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

yabby
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Yabby
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

yabby
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Yabby
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

yabby
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Yabby
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

yabby
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

YABBY
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

yabby
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Yabby
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

yabby
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

yabby
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वायफळ बडबड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

YABBY
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

yabby
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Yabby
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Yabby
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

yabby
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

yabby
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

yabby
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Yabby
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

yabby
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of yabby

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «YABBY»

The term «yabby» is quite widely used and occupies the 50.749 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «YABBY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about yabby

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «YABBY»

Discover the use of yabby in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to yabby and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Australian Yabby Farmer
Provides the basic principles of aquaculture and yabby farming.
John Mosig, 1998
2
Yabby Hunt
"On a really hot day, Nick and Matt go down to the local dam to catch yabbies. They manage to scoop up plenty of yabbies and have some yabby tales of their own to tellDownload cover image
Felice Arena, Phil Kettle, 2003
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Great Spirits: Portraits of LifeChanging World Music Artists
182 YABBY YOU all the time? No one listens to Yabby You in Jamaica!" I knew that in Jamaica such artists as Dennis Brown, Gregory Isaacs, Marcia Griffiths, the Heptones, and the Mighty Diamonds dominated the charts; in terms of overall ...
Grass, Randall
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Australian Fish Guide
YABBY Scientific name Cherax destructor Another similar species Cherax albidus is believed to be found in Western Australia and some other waters. Also known as Yabbie, freshwater yabbie, freshwater crayfish, crawbob, lobby. Range  ...
Francis Bernard Prokop, Trevor Hawkins, Geoff Wilson, 2006
5
Boyz Rule! The Yabby Hunt
Part of the bestselling series Boyz Rule! - books for young independent readers, relating to the antics of boys being boys!
Felice Arena, Phil Kettle, 2013
6
Cod, Cod, Cod
Despite their snaggy nature, plastics are a viable option for cod fishing with shads, grub tails and yabby imitations being popular choices. Yabby imitations are a versatile plastic with many varieties coming pre-rigged with the sinker and hook ...
Jamin Forbes, 2011
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Caribbean Popular Music: An Encyclopedia of Reggae, Mento, ...
Y YABBY YOU (1950- ) Born Vivian Jackson in Kingston, Jamaica, as a teenager, Jackson was severely malnourished, which led to a period of hospitalization and poor health as an adult. He went on to become the lead singer of the group the ...
David Vlado Moskowitz, 2006
8
Tisi and the Yabby
One hot summer's day beside a dam in South Australia Tisi found a new friend--a big shiny yabby, with long whiskers, wriggling legs and two huge claws.
Geoffrey Dutton, 1965
9
Developmental Genetics of the Flower: Advances in Botanical ...
Orientation of the angiosperm outer integument was first inferred from expression of the YABBY gene INO in Arabidopsis, which is expressed in the outer cell layer of the outer integument (Villanueva et al., 1999). The Nymphaea homolog of ...
‎2006
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Australian Fish Farmer: A Practical Guide to Aquaculture
Growers in regions conducive to yabby farming claim 2t/ha as a fair estimate from ponds in which everything goes favourably. On the other hand, from talking with yabby farmers, it would appear that 500 kg/ha would be a healthy crop from a ...
John Mosig, Ric Fallu, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «YABBY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term yabby is used in the context of the following news items.
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Including Crucial Vinyl from Yabby You
The late Yabby You was also known as the 'Jesus Dread' because of his radically different beliefs. He was inspired to head to the studio after hearing 'voices' ... «BBC 6 Music, Jun 15»
2
Dread Prophecy
As Bob Marley took reggae to the world in the Seventies, singer-producer Vivian Jackson, a.k.a. Yabby You, was filling the wake in Jamaica with righteous and ... «RollingStone.com, Mar 15»
3
On the Murray: Claws are out in Lake Hume annual yabby race
The annual yabby race is a must-see spectacle at Lake Hume. Here, The Birdcage has just one patron in a flutter and boardies and singlets are the only ... «Herald Sun, Jan 15»
4
Yabby stock numbers in Tweed River to be studied
Some fishermen on Queensland's Gold Coast are accusing visiting anglers of destroying the local yabby supply and have enlisted researchers to catch the ... «ABC Online, Sep 14»
5
Anglers warned to look out for illegal yabby traps in ACT waterways
Canberra anglers have been urged to look out for illegal yabby traps that have been spotted in territory tackle shops and pose a serious threat to native wildlife. «Sydney Morning Herald, Jun 14»
6
Putting the pinch on yabby production
He's currently only utilising two of his four yabby ponds. "Our main dam water supply has been down because of the dry years we've had." The cost of electricity ... «ABC Online, Apr 14»
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TESTED: Savage Gear Yabby
IF you had to pick a bait to catch a Murray cod and golden perch, then live yabbies would have to be right up there at the top of the list, alongside the freshwater ... «Fishing World, Feb 14»
8
Jimmy Watson memorial trophy: Yabby Lake triumphs for pinot and …
The Mornington Peninsula producer Yabby Lake took the Jimmy Watson memorial trophy for its Block 1 Pinot Noir 2012 at Thursday night's Royal Melbourne ... «The Guardian, Oct 13»
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Retailers targeted over illegal yabby traps to curb wildlife toll
RiverSmart has convinced tackle shops in Canberra and Queanbeyan to display posters warning of the illegal and deadly harvest of Opera-house-style yabby ... «The Canberra Times, Sep 13»
10
Windorah Yabby Races: The start of outback Queensland's biggest …
On the way, many stop in the tiny town of Windorah for its iconic yabby races. ... the main street of the south west Queensland town to have a punt on a yabby ... «ABC Local, Sep 13»

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