Definition of Yana in US English:

Yana

noun

  • 1A member of a North American people of northern California.

  • 2The Hokan language of the Yana.

adjective

  • Relating to the Yana or their language.

Origin

The name in Yana, literally ‘person, people’.

Pronunciation

Yana

/ˈjɑnə//ˈyänə/