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yebo, adverb

Forms:
yaabô, yearboShow more Also yaabô, yearbo, yeh baw, yeh-bo.
Origin:
Zulu
‘Yes’, ‘I agree’. a. Quoting or representing the word as spoken in Zulu. b. colloquial. As a general term of assent, agreement, or acknowledgement; hence yebo interjection. Cf. ehe.
1836 A.F. Gardiner Journey to Zoolu Country 91Baba — (Father) used in reply, as ‘Yearbo Baba,’ ‘Yes, Father.’
1991 Personality 18 Mar. 14Let’s get down to a bit of hard core rugger-bugger talk...Everyone says ‘yeh baw’ a lot.
Quoting or representing the word as spoken in Zulu.
As a general term of assent, agreement, or acknowledgement; hence yebointerjection.

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