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ya
par. used in place of after a syllable ending in a, e, i, o, etc.
Other meanings
[yā]   onomat. creak
[yā]   interj. wow, oh (indicating surprise)
    mouth
 n/a 
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
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hūn lǐ zhēn rè nao ya !
phr. The wedding ceremony is so exciting!
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yáng zěn me sǐ le ya
phr. Why did the sheep die?
kě zhēn shì méi de shuō ya
phr. (term of complimenting) there is really nothing to criticize about, it's really almost perfect
jí shén me ya
phr. There's no hurry; What's the rush!
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zhè xiē hái zi duō kě ài ya !
phr. How lovely these children are!
​,​儿​儿呀?
​,​兒​兒呀?
āi , zhèr shì nǎr ya ?
phr. Hey, what is this place?
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ní dǒng ge pì ya !
phr. You don't know a damn thing!