"Jose" is a proper noun which is often translated as "José", and "yo" is an interjection which is often translated as "hola". Learn more about the difference between "Jose" and "yo" below.
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An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
Yo, what’s up? - Nothing. Just hanging out here.Hola, ¿qué tal? - Nada. Pasando el rato aquí.
2. (used to call someone's attention)
Yo, do you think Nina would go out with me? - Not in a million year.Oye, ¿crees que Nina saldría conmigo? - Ni en un millón de año.
Yo, what are you doing there? I'm calling the cops.Eh, ¿qué haces ahí? Voy a llamar a la policía.