יֵשׁ m. (b. h.; cmp. אִישׁ) 1) being, substance, wealth (of knowledge &c.). Y. Ned. V, end, 39ᵇ; Succ. 28ᵃ; B. Bath. 134ᵃ (Prov. VIII, 21, applied to R. Joh. b. Zaccai). —2) there is, there are, v. אִית. Ber. VI, 4 אם יש ביניהם וכ׳ if there is among them one species &c. Peah VIII, 8 מי שיש לו וכ׳ he who possesses &c. Ḥag. 14ᵇ יש נאה דורש וכ׳ many a one preaches well but does not act well; a. v. fr.—יש אומרים (abbr. י"א) some say (anonymous authority). Hor. 13ᵇ אסיקו … ולר׳ נתן י"א the editors introduced ‘others say’ for R. M. and ‘some say’ for R. Nathan. B. Bath. 93ᵇ וי"א אף הוצאה and some say, he must indemnify him also for carrying the seed out; מאן י"א who is meant by ‘some say’? (v. Tosaf. a. l.). Ab. V, 6; a. v. fr.—יֶשְׁנוֹ he is, it is. Kidd. I, 10 כל שי׳ במקרא וכ׳ whosoever is (engaged) in the study of the Bible &c. Ḥag. 4ᵇ כל שי׳ בביאה י׳ וכ׳ whosoever is bound to visit the Temple, is also bound &c., v. הֲבָאָה; a. fr.—יֶשְׁנָהּ she is, it is. Kidd. 48ᵃ, a. fr. י׳ לשכירות וכ׳ the relation of employment exists from beginning to end, i.e. the employer is under obligation for every portion of the contracted labor, opp. אינה ל׳ … אלא בסוף the obligation takes effect only when the work is finished; a. fr.