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 Yacu-mama [mother of waters].Ya’ma. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ya’hoo.
 
A savage; a very ill-mannered person. In Gulliver’s Travels the Yahoos are described as brutes with human forms and vicious propensities. They are subject to the Houyhnhnms, or horses with human reason.   1
 


 Yacu-mama [mother of waters].Ya’ma. 

 
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