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How to Pronounce ayya?

Correct pronunciation for the word "ayya" is [ˈa͡ɪjə], [ˈa‍ɪjə], [ˈaɪ_j_ə].

What are the misspellings for ayya?

  • aya,
  • ayyah,
  • ayah,
  • ayy,
  • ayaa,
  • aiyya,
  • ayyaa,
  • ayyha,
  • atya,
  • a7ya,
  • a6ya,
  • ay7a,
  • ay6a,
  • ayyz,
  • zayya,
  • azyya,
  • sayya,
  • asyya,
  • qayya,
  • atyya

"Ayya" in context

Ayya is a musical genre of Tamil Nadu, a South Indian state. It is a music genre which is devotional and expresses devotion to the god Shiva. It is said to have originated in the 14th century in the Villuppuram district and was popularized by the great saint Arunagirinathar. Ayya is a type of Nadaswaram music that uses the major melodic sequence of the chandamama style of the Tamil music idiom. This is performed with an accompanying percussion known as the thavil. Musicians who specialize in Ayya music are called Ayya players.

Usage over time for ayya:

This graph shows how "ayya" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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