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Interjection (kandoushi)
See also: よいやよいや
hooray!, cheers!, bravo!

May take the particle 'no'
Adverb taking the 'to' particle
loud (e.g. applause), enthusiastic, tumultuous

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Phrases
彼の名演技に観客はやんやの喝采を送った。
Parts: (かれ) 名演技 (めいえんぎ) 観客 (かんきゃく) やんや 喝采を送る (かっさいをおくる)
His great performance drew thundering applause from the audience.