Y'all (/jɔːl/ yawl) (sometimes ya'll or yall) is a contraction of you and all (
sometimes combined as you-all). It is used as a second-person pronoun. The
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Southern 2nd person plural pronoun. Most concise and easily distinguished.
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I was wondering if the Scottish "ye'll could have been the root of American
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Y'all definition, you-all. See more. ... Word Origin and History for y'all. Expand. by
1879, U.S. dialect abbreviation of you all (see you ). Children learn from the ...
In the past, y'all was never used as a proper singular, but it may have been used
with an implied plural, e.g. "you [and your team]", "you [and your coworkers]", ...
Jan 21, 2013 ... If there's one thing Texans love more than saying y'all, it's a good argument.
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Jul 30, 2008 ... The word ya'll isn't a contraction of the words "you all" as many people think. It is
a word of other distinct origin, indigenous to the rural South: ye ...
I was born, raised, and lived mostly in the South and the only time that I can
remember hearing y'all addressed to one person (other than the TV which nearly
Y'all, which originates in the U.S. and is common in many regions of the country,
is a contraction of you and all. Although the word is generally considered out of ...