Ido-English Dictionary : Y

ya: indeed, most certainly, truly (used in a sentence to lend emphasis, to confirm a statement); esis ya mea kulpa: it was truly my fault; me ya facis to: it was I indeed who did it. — D

yak-o: (2001) yak, yack: wild or domesticated ox of Tibet and adjacent areas (Bos grunniens). — DEFIRS

yakt-o: yacht. — DEFRS

yar-o: year, twelvemonth; -ala: yearly, annual; relating to y.; -ala (od, un-yara) planti: annual plants; -libro: yearbook, annual (cf. almanako); singla-, omna-yar-a, -e: yearly; which takes place every year; -deko: decade; -dek-a: happening every ten years (cf. dek-yara); -cento: century; mi-yar-a: twice a year; -rento: annuity; ca-yar-e, -a: this year; ante un yaro: one year ago; en yaro mez-valora: in the average year, one year with another. — DE

yard-o: (nav.) yard (for a sail), yardarm; -o granda: main y. — E

yatagan-o: yataghan: long Turkish dagger. — DEFIS

ye: preposition of indefinite meaning to be used when no other preposition covers the meaning; especially denoting position, place, precise situation, time: ye la fino di la libro: at the end of the book; il prenis il ye la manuo: he took him by the hand; ye ca vorti: at these words; ye la di-mezo: at midday; ye dek metri de me: at (or, within) ten meters of me.

yen: (conjunction with an interjectional character) (with or without hike, ibe) here is, there is; (interj. meaning) look here! behold! lo! yen la volfo: here is the wolf; look, the wolf! yen (hike) me: here I am; yen (ibe) lu: there he is; yen me: behold, it is I! yen lu: there he comes; yen pomi, prenez le bona: here are apples, take the good ones; yen (ke) la treno arivas: here comes the train; yen quale la kozi eventis: this is how things happened; yen me itere: here I am again.

yes: yes, aye, yea. Ant.: no. — E

yiterb-o: (min.) ytterbium.

yitr-o: (chem.) yttrium.

yodl-ar: (tr., intr.) to yodel (in singing). — DEF

yog-o: (2001) yoga: Hindu theistic philosophy; system of bodily exercises for attaining bodily or mental control and well-being. — DEFIRS

yol-o: jolly-boat; a ship’s boat of medium size; yawl. — DEFIR

«yoni»: (from Hindu) vagina.

yoy-o: (2001) yo-yo (toy). — DEFIRS

yuft-o: Russian leather. — DR

yug-o: yoke; (fig.) bondage. — DEFIS

yuk-o: (bot.) yucca (genus: Yucca). — DEFIS

Yule: (holiday) yulo.

yun-a: young; -es-ala: juvenile, youthful; -o, -ulo, -ino: a young person; -eso: (time) youth; -aro: (collect.) youth; -es-ala stroko: prank, frolic; -es-ala aspekto: youthfulness (in appearance). Note: The suffix -id denotes the descendant, offspring of persons: Izraelido, Napoleonido. For progeny other than of persons -yuno is used: bovyuno, kavalyuno, etc. V. exp.: vid. anciena. Ant.: olda. — DEFR

yur-o: right (founded on law, property, vested interest) legal-right, -title, -authority; right (moral claim founded on justice, equity); (cf. lego, yust-eso); -o-cienco: law (as a science); jurisprudence; -isto: jurist; -izar: to entitle, authorize, give the (legal) right to; (cf. darfar); -iz-ita: entitled, legitimate, lawful; -izo: authorization; yur-iz-iti: (jur.) assigns. Ex.: La legi definas la yuri di la homi. La yuro votar esas civitanala yuro. Yuro naturala. Yuro defensar su, parolar (pri), laborar. — DEFIRS

yurt-o: (2001) yurt: a circular domed tent used by Kirghiz and other Mongol nomads. — DEFIRS

yust-a: just, equitable, rightful, fair, justifiable (cf. yur-iz-ita, equitatoza, justa); -(ul)o: a just act; -eso: (moral) justness, justice, fairness, uprightness, integrity (cf. equitato, yuro); -igar: to make just (cf. justifikar); esez yusta e ne timez: be just and fear not. Def.: Konforma a personala justeso, a la yuro, a la raciono.