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English Reference for yo (よ)


  1. particle (at sentence end) indicates certainty, emphasis, contempt, request, etc.
  2. (after a noun) used when calling out to someone
  3. (in mid-sentence) used to catch one's breath or get someone's attention
  4. interjection yo!
Example sentences
Come on, don't be silly
He's not a very meticulous guy
I'll be waiting for Tom until 6 o'clock
Our dog will bite strangers
If you sleep for a while, you will feel much better
You may give this ticket to whoever wants it
You can no more expect me to change my opinion than expect the sun to rise in the west
Silly me! I've taken someone else's umbrella by mistake
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