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other word formation type creative spelling; adverb
Why; for what reason
 
It is pronounced as the name of the alphabetic character. As it's homonymous with "why," it's only apparent when written. It's typically used on Facebook or in text messages because it swifter than "why" yet represents the same sound.
Etymology : "Y" from the English alphabet; "why" from Old Englihsh "hwi"
Source : "Y is there no class? " (Text message from friend 10/20/2013)
Last modified: 12 December 2013


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