interjection. aija. (China, Hong Kong, Singapore, informal) ah; oh; Exclamation mark expressing surprise, guilt, dismay, shock or fear.
4. The definition of ay is a word used to express sadness or excitement. An example of ay used as an interjection are the sentences “Ay! I can’t believe he was late for school again!’ Interjection.
The colloquial term “yah” is often used as an intermediate answer when sending SMS or as a form of the word yes or yes.
“Ay-ay-ay” is an exclamation that has entered American pop culture in various ways from Mexican Spanish. In informal conversation, the phrase literally means “oh, oh, oh” and conveys a sense of dismay. For example, in 1882 the popular song “Cielito Lindo” contained this phrase in the chorus.
An exclamation word used by Chinese (more commonly Chinglish) speakers to express dismay, shock, or fear.
“Cehwah/Huiyooh/Fuyoh/Fuiyoh/Fuiyor/Fulamak/Aiseh” – exclamation of wonder/amazement/amazement.
Definition of ay
Adverb Archaic. ever; always. “Is” it time for a new quiz?
– a form of greeting; Signs of agreement but can convey skepticism depending on the tone of voice, especially when followed by I hear dee.
Yah is used less frequently than other slang forms of yes, so you might want to stick with yeah or even yup. Ya is slang, but it might not mean yes. In some situations, ya can be used to show agreement. Yes, I understand.
“Hey, are you ready to go” – girl a; “yah” – girl b. Ya – means you. “How are you?”
Aye yai yai means someone experiences dismay or disappointment. It’s an exclamation similar to “oh no” or “oh my god.” It comes from Mexican Spanish and has been used in American English for decades to show that something bad has happened to someone.
When an Asian says “Haiyaa,” it usually means they’re informally disappointed.
(also aiya) informal. (mainly among Chinese speakers) used to express dismay, despair or surprise. ‘aiyah, you mustn’t work so hard; you have to find time for other things’
It’s a slang word like you have asshole in English.
6. Gone Fall/Mampus/Si liao/GG/Pok kai. Use one of these if you’re really in trouble. Example: Si liao, I didn’t do my homework!
Kana Sai. Kana Sai is hokkien for ‘like shit‘ and is a common Singular expression denoted by the acronym ‘KNS’.
The word ja (/aɪ/) as a synonym for yes in answer to a question dates back to the 1570s. According to the Online Etymology Dictionary it is of unknown origin.