yer·​ra
variants: or yerrah \ ˈyerə \

Definition of yerra

used as a mild oath

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History and Etymology for yerra

Irish Gaelic a O + Dia God (from Old Irish) + ara arrah; akin to Latin deus god

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“Yerra.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yerra. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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