The Alternative Bulgarian Dictionary: я

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Entry definition

я 〈â〉
pronunciation 1: {{rfc-pron-n}}
  • (stressed) /ja/
  • (unstressed) /jə/
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. Short form of the third-person singular feminine pronoun in the accusative case, used as the direct object of a verb, translated as her when the noun is animate, and as it when the noun is inanimate. exampleПознаваш ли я? exampleБеше я срам от поведението ѝ. exampleСтефан смачка бележката на топка и я хвърли в огъня.
related terms: {{Bulgarian personal pronouns}}
pronunciation 2:
  • /ja/
letter: {{head}}
  1. The thirtieth and last letter of the Bulgarian Cyrillic alphabet. Its name is я (ja), it indicates palatalization when used after a consonant and the semivowel j + the vowel a, otherwise. It is preceded by Ю.
File:Cyrillic JA.png|Cyrillic letter Я я, normal above, italics below. File:33-Russian alphabet-Я я.svg|Handwritten forms
particle: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) Used in imperative sentence for emphasis. exampleЯ да видя! exampleЯ ти да се махаш от тук!
  2. (colloquial) Used to emphasize that what has just been said is true. exampleA: Няма повече мляко в хладилника.<br/>B: Няма, я!
conjunction: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) Used to introduce two alternative options; either, or. exampleЯ има вода, я няма. exampleЯ се върне, я не.
interjection: {{head}}
  1. Used to express surprise, wonder or amazement; oh. exampleЯ, не знаех, че си бил тук. exampleЯ, колко хубави цветя!

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