呀 ya: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

呀 (ya) English Meaning

  • (particle equivalent to after a vowel, expressing surprise or doubt)

Traditional Character:  

呀 is only found in HSK 4.

Sample Sentences

  • 你别唬我呀!
    Nǐ bié hǔ wǒ ya!
    Stop trying to play me for a fool!
  • 没有关系呀。
    Méiyǒu guānxì ya.
    It’s all right!
  • 讨不讨厌呀!
    Tǎo bù tǎoyàn ya!
    Isn’t that annoying?
  • 我不来谁来呀?
    Wǒ bù lái shéi lái ya?
    If I don’t come, who will?
  • 你几个用户名呀?
    Nǐ jǐ gè yònghù míng ya?
    How many accounts do you have?
  • 你今天想去哪儿呀?
    Nǐ jīntiān xiǎng qù nǎ’er ya?
    Where do you want to go today?
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Stroke Order & Character Components

呀 (ya): (particle equivalent to 啊 after a vowel, expressing surprise or doubt)

  • 口 (kǒu): mouth
  • 牙 (yá): tooth / ivory
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