yah


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yah

(jɑː; jɛə)
sentence substitute
an informal word for yes, often used to indicate derision or contempt
interj
an exclamation of derision or disgust

Yah

(jɑː)
n
informal Brit an affected upper-class person
[C20: from yah, the spoken form of yes supposedly used by upper-class British people]
Translations

yah

[jɑː] EXCL¡bah!

yah

interj (expressing disgust) → uh, igitt(igitt); (expressing derision) → ätsch, hähä
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Yahsat s position as the world s eighth largest operator in terms of revenue will be further strengthened by the extended coverage of Al Yah 3 to wider parts of Africa.
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David Murphy, Yahsat chief commercial officer, said: "This new partnership signifies a major milestone for the successful roll-out of services from Al Yah 3.
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