English translation of यह
यहPowered by COBUILD /yaha/
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/yaha, yah, yha, yh/
1. it pronoun
You use it before certain nouns, adjectives, and verbs to introduce your feelings or point of view about a situation.
⇒ It was nice to see Steve again. ⇒ It's a pity you never got married, Sarah.
2. it pronoun
You use it to refer to an object, animal, or other thing that has already been mentioned, or to a situation that you have just described.
⇒ He saw the silver car down the road. It was more than a hundred yards from him. ⇒ Antonia will not be jealous, or if she is, she will not show it.
3. this determiner, pronoun
You use this to refer to a person or thing that has been mentioned.
⇒ The President has long prepared for this challenge. ⇒ I had been on many film sets, but never one like this.
4. this pronoun, determiner
You use this to introduce someone or something that you are going to talk about.
⇒ This is what I will do. I will telephone Anna and explain. ⇒ This report is from our Jerusalem correspondent, Gerald Butt.
5. this pronoun, determiner
You use this to refer to a person or thing that is near you now, or to the present time. When there are two or more people or things near you, this refers to the nearest one.
⇒ Is this what you were looking for? ⇒ This is my colleague, Mr Arnold Landon. ⇒ This place is run like a hotel.
6. this pronoun
You use this when you refer to a situation which is happening or has just happened and which you feel involved in.
⇒ Tim, this is awful. ⇒ Is this what you want to do with the rest of your life?
7. this pronoun
You use this in order to say who you are when you are speaking on the telephone, radio, or television.
⇒ 'Hello, is this Raymond Brown?' — 'Yeah, who's this?'
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Translation of यह from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary