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Meaning of y'all in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF Y'ALL

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF Y'ALL

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Y'all is a pronoun.
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The pronoun is a word that replaces other terms that designate people or things at any given moment.
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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.

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

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ENGLISH WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE Y'ALL

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

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WORDS RELATING TO «Y'ALL»

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你们都
1,325 millions of speakers
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y´all
550 millions of speakers
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y'all
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तुम सब
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كلكم
280 millions of speakers
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y´all
278 millions of speakers
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vocês
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y´all
220 millions of speakers
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y´all
180 millions of speakers
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y´allの
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모두들
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y´all
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y´all
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wy
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y´all
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voi
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y´all
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y´all
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ni
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y´all
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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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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about y'all

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «Y'ALL»

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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.
autorJim Fricke, Charlie Ahearn, Experience Music Project, 2008
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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.
autorDexter Weaver, Patrick Allen, 2001
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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 ...
autorVirginia Willis, 2011
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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.
autor‎2002
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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' ...
autorJamie Deen, Bobby Deen, Melissa Clark, 2008
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Shalom Y'All: Images of Jewish Life in the American South
For young Miller Le Ray, life has become a search.
autorBill Aron, 2011
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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.
autorBettye Stroud, 2001
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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 ...
autorMarko Maunula, 2010
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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.
autorDamian Mandola, Johnny Carrabba, John DeMers, 2003
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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 ...
autorGerrie Kurtz, 2008
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «Y'ALL»

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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»
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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»
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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»
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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»
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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»
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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»
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'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»
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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»
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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»
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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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«ENGLISH DICTIONARY. Y'all [online] - Edition 3.3 (Dec 2016). Available <http://englishdictionary.education/en/yall> »
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