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Meaning of "y'all" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF Y'ALL

y'all  [yɔːl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF Y'ALL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Y'all is a pronoun.
The pronoun is a word that replaces other terms that designate people or things at any given moment.

WHAT DOES Y'ALL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Y'all

Y’all is a contraction of the words "you" and "all". It is used as a plural second-person pronoun. Commonly believed to have originated in the Southern United States, it is primarily associated with Southern American English, African-American Vernacular English, and some dialects of the Western United States. It is also found in the English-speaking islands of the West Indies as well as in the Canadian province of Alberta.

Definition of y'all in the English dictionary

The definition of y'all in the dictionary is all of you.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH Y'ALL


all
ɔːl
ball
bɔːl
baseball
ˈbeɪsˌbɔːl
basketball
ˈbɑːskɪtˌbɔːl
call
kɔːl
fall
fɔːl
football
ˈfʊtˌbɔːl
hall
hɔːl
install
ɪnˈstɔːl
Montreal
ˌmɒntrɪˈɔːl
Nepal
nɪˈpɔːl
overall
ˈəʊvərˌɔːl
Paul
pɔːl
recall
rɪˈkɔːl
Senegal
ˌsɛnɪˈɡɔːl
small
smɔːl
softball
ˈsɒftˌbɔːl
tall
tɔːl
volleyball
ˈvɒlɪˌbɔːl
wall
wɔːl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE Y'ALL

y-axis
Y-chromosome
Y-fronts
Y-level
y.
s
Y2K
ya
yaar
yaba
yabba
yabber
yabbie
yabby
Yablonoi Mountains
Yablonovy Mountains
yacca
yacht
yacht club
yacht race

WORDS THAT END LIKE Y'ALL

after all
and all
at all
be-all and end-all
firewall
follow-up call
for all
go to the wall
handball
hole in the wall
in all
Kendall
mall
Marshall
on the ball
shall
shopping mall
the Fall
the small
you-all

Synonyms and antonyms of y'all in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «y'all» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF Y'ALL

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

Translator English - Chinese

你们都
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

y´all
570 millions of speakers

English

y´all
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तुम सब
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كلكم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

y´all
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vocês
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কাইটটালাইব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

y´all
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

kamu semua
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

y´all
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

y´allの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

모두들
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Y´all
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

y´all
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

யு ஆல் வாண்ட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सर्व काही
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hepiniz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

y´all
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

y´all
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

voi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

y´all
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

y´all
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ni
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

y´all
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of y'all

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «Y'ALL»

The term «y'all» is very widely used and occupies the 15.801 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «Y'ALL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about y'all

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «Y'ALL»

Discover the use of y'all in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to y'all and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Yes Yes Y'all: The Experience Music Project : Oral History ...
An account of the origins of hip-hop music as presented by its founders and stars traces the work of such performers as DJ Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash, and DMC.
Jim Fricke, Charlie Ahearn, Experience Music Project, 2008
2
Automatic Y'All: Weaver D's Guide to the Soul
In "Automatic Y'all" readers have Weaver D's guide to the "soul, " his advice about working hard, his love for his mama, his guide to small business success, and his rollicking memories of the Athens southern college rock music scene.
Dexter Weaver, Patrick Allen, 2001
3
Bon Appetit, Y'all: Recipes and Stories from Three ...
Collected here are stylishly updated Southern and French classics (New SouthernChicken and Dumplings, Boeuf Bourgignonne), rib-sticking, old-timey favorites (Meme's Fried Okra, Angel Biscuits), and perfectly executed comfort food (Mama's ...
Virginia Willis, 2011
4
Shalom Y'all: Images of Jewish Life in the American South
Explores the Southern Jewish experience through a collection of photographs that depict the merging traditions of both cultures.
‎2002
5
The Deen Bros. Y'all Come Eat
This one-of-a-kind cookbook features simple, yet irresistible recipes for weeknight meals, laid-back gatherings, potlucks, picnics, tailgating parties and more from the Deen brothers. • Chapters spotlight the Deen brothers' ...
Jamie Deen, Bobby Deen, Melissa Clark, 2008
6
Shalom Y'All: Images of Jewish Life in the American South
For young Miller Le Ray, life has become a search.
Bill Aron, 2011
7
Dance Y'All
With the help of his grandfather and his sleepwalking cousin, Jack Henry overcomes his fear of the long coachwhip snake he's seen in the barn.
Bettye Stroud, 2001
8
Guten Tag, Y'all: Globalization and the South Carolina ...
Globalization and the South Carolina Piedmont, 1950-2000 Marko Maunula. 11. Between 1971 and 1973 the U.S. dollar fell 35 percent against the mark, 35 percent against the Swiss franc, 28 percent against the guilder, 27 percent against ...
Marko Maunula, 2010
9
Ciao Y'all
A companion to the PBS series "Cucina Amore" offers more than one hundred recipes, as well as tips, techniques, and instructions for making the basic sauces and stocks essential to Italian cooking.
Damian Mandola, Johnny Carrabba, John DeMers, 2003
10
Marriage Is Not a Cure All, and That's for Sure Y'All!
Gerrie Kurtz. She continued to tell me that she was praying for God to send her someone who would love her and who she could truly be happy with and then her CRYING days would finally be over. I so desperately wanted to tell her that ...
Gerrie Kurtz, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «Y'ALL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term y'all is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Y'all calm down – we can't rid the sea of sharks
How many more people have to be seriously injured and traumatized, how many more business owners must watch their fortunes fade like footprints in the sand ... «News & Observer, Jul 15»
2
Key & Peele: “Y'all Ready For This?”
Key & Peele's fifth season premiere is a bit like getting a terrific high five from your coolest friend at a party that's so cool you can't even believe you were invited. «A.V. Club Denver/Boulder, Jul 15»
3
Ocean Springs couple's Eat Y'all expands to Dallas
Necessity is the mother of invention and that certainly proved true when Marianna Chapman realized she forgot to buy sauce to serve with the three Boston butts ... «Jackson Clarion Ledger, Jul 15»
4
Britney Spears -- She's Single Again, Y'all!!
Sources close to the couple tell TMZ ... Britney and Charlie -- who had been dating for the past eight months -- did not have a messy breakup. It kinda looked like ... «TMZ.com, Jun 15»
5
Oi, you – yes, youse lot – I'm talking to you, y'all
In the King James Bible, when Jesus said “Marvel not that I said unto thee” (John 3:7) he was talking to one person, and when he added “Ye must be born again” ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
6
Nick Young, Iggy Azalea are engaged, y'all
Swaggy P is officially off the market. And, for that matter, so is Iggy Azalea. Nick Young popped the big question to his girlfriend and — surprise/no surprise ... «Washington Post, Jun 15»
7
'Aloha, Y'all': How the Titans Are Preparing Marcus Mariota for NFL …
It was at Sandy Beach on Oahu's South Shore where Marcus Mariota grew up. But as a quarterback, he's going to have to grow up in a place near Music Row in ... «Bleacher Report, May 15»
8
Share “Read this, y'all: Is the Okie dialect...”
American historian and writer Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, who wrote about growing up in rural Oklahoma in the 1940s and 1950s in her memoir “Red Dirt: Growing ... «NewsOK.com, May 15»
9
Hey y'all! Paula Deen lists $12.5 million mansion
Paula Deen, the queen of Southern cuisine, has put her rambling Savannah mansion on the market for $12.5 million. The 5.5 acre estate features an 8-bedroom ... «CNNMoney, May 15»
10
ABC Just Renewed Nashville, Y'all!
Praise the country music gods, y'all! Nashville is still alive and kicking! Sing it with us: Yaaaaasssssss! ABC's southern soap has been renewed for season four, ... «E! Online, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Y'all [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/yall>. Mar 2019 ».
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