yo
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yo(
yo
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(greeting)
a. hola
Yo, what’s up? - Nothing. Just hanging out here.Hola, ¿qué tal? - Nada. Pasando el rato aquí.
2.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(used to call someone's attention)
a. oye
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.
b. eh
Yo, what are you doing there? I'm calling the cops.Eh, ¿qué haces ahí? Voy a llamar a la policía.
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yo [ˈjəʊ]
interjection
(as greeting) ¡hola!; (to attract attention) ¡eh!; ¡oye!;
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yo
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yo(
yoh
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (subject)
a. I
Yo soy su hermana. I am her sister.
2. (in comparisons)
a. me
Ella es más joven que yo.She is younger than me.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (psychology)
a. ego
Tu yo es tu esencia.Your ego is your essence.
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yo
Usually omitted as a personal pronoun in Spanish except for emphasis or contrast.
personal pronoun
1. (sujeto) I
  • yo me llamo Luis I'm called Luis
2. (predicado)
  • soy yo it's me
also:
  • yo de ti/él/etc if I were you/him/etc
  • yo que tú/ él/etc (informal) if I were you/him/etc
masculine noun
3. (Psi)
  • el yo the ego
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yo
personal pronoun
1 (sujeto) I
Carlos y yo no fuimos Carlos and I didn't go; yo no soy de los que exageran I'm not one to exaggerate; ¡y yo que confiaba en ti! and to think that I trusted you!; yo que tú if I were you; —¿quién es? —soy yo "who is it?" — "it's me"; —¿quién lo dijo? —yo no "who said that?" — "not me"; lo hice yo misma I did it myself
2 (en comparaciones, después de prep) me
es más delgada que yo she is slimmer than me o than I am; que esto quede entre tú y yo this is between you and me; nos lo comeremos entre tú y yo we'll eat it between us
(Psicología)
el yo the self; the ego
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