a chinese express used to express disappointment or when something wrong/bad happens
~After hitting your head~
Person #2: aiya... next be more careful!
by unknown May 23, 2004

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A Cantonese expression of displeasure.
Aiya! I just got PKed!

*stubs toe* Aiya!
by Yankee February 23, 2003

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chinese exclamation of frustration, annoyance, anger, etc.
similar to d'oh, oh crap, ah shit, damn it, oops, etc.
if you spill a can of soda pop on your keyboard say "ai ya", instead of d'oh.
by normers January 12, 2006

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Cantonese expression describing exasperation. Saying aiya makes any situation better. Heard incessantly anywhere near the Straits of Malaya.
- Aiya! My wife left me and the kids are on fire!

- *crash* Aiya! So clumsy!

- We didn't qualify for the World Cup again!! Aiya!
by seniorwrangler May 10, 2008

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Another word used by East Asians for 'Oh Shit!', 'NOOOO', 'Blah', 'GAAH', or anything that displeases them.
'Aiyaa! Whai you not eat your bok choi ahh?!'

'Aiyaa! i already ate fried rice!'
by fried rice eater May 10, 2009

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term when you are stressed or pissed off; or just when you mess up on something
me: you marked a wrong answer right here
you: aiya!
by dontKiLLme May 22, 2007

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exclamation.
like whoa, dude, what is going on?
or just
whoa, dude.
ai ya! jackie!
by Evanezer April 18, 2003

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