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Y'

1. "You." [Cont] Popularly compounded with know, as in "y' know" or "y'know" = "(Do) You know (what I am talking about)?"


Y

2. "Why." A phonetic substitution. Popular in netspeak.


Ya

"Your." [Cont] As in "Keep ya head up!" or "wit ya folks." See "y'all" and "na'mean."


Y'all

"You All." [Cont]


Yd

"Yard." Common in real estate ad terminology, as in "fncd yd" = "fenced yard."


Yer

"You Are; Your." [Cont] As in "Yer kiddin' me, right?"


Yerself

"Yourself." [DV] Also seen in the form "yerselves."


YGTBK

"You've Got To Be Kidding." An internet abbreviation.


YHBW

"You Have Been Warned." An internet abbreviation.


YHTBT

"You Had To Be There." An internet abbreviation.


YKWIM?

"You Know What I Mean?" An internet abbreviation.


YMBJ

"You Must Be Joking." An internet abbreviation.


YMMV

"Your Mileage May Vary." An internet abbreviation.


Yo

2. "You," [Cont] As in "Yo can't touch me."


Yo

3. "Your." [Cont] For example "...so glad yo decided to join us once again." See also "yoself."


Y/O, Y.O., YO

"Year Old." From singles ads, as in "21 y/o SWF" = "21 year old single white female."


Yore

"Your." From phonetic Southern, as seen in Lil' Abner's June 17, 1948 strip. "NEVAH MIND !! THAR'S TH' (SOB!) SANG-WIDGE!! SINK YORE TEETH INTO IT!!" Earlier in the strip, he uses "yo'" for "your" spoken by the same character.


Yoself

"Yourself." [Cont]


Youngsta

"Youngster." [DV] A Black Vernacular variant.


YOYO

"You're On Your Own." An internet abbreviation.


Yr

[Cont] A variant of "yer."


Yr. (Yrs. Plural)

"Year." A common abbreviation, See also "y/o."


Yuh

1. "You." [DV] Particularly Jamaican, as in "Yuh know" and "Yuh see?" Note also the construction "Yuh a di #1" = "You are number one," a Reggae song title.


Yuh

2. "Your."


YW

"You're Welcome." An internet abbreviation.


YWSYLS

"You Win Some You Lose Some." An internet abbreviation.





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