a greeting. as in h*llo or hi. common in the Nottm area of UK and the Midlands. is often followed by the word 'me duck'.
Ayup me duck. hows your mam?
generally used as a greeting but can also be used as an expression of shock, or to ask someone how they are.
"You have one word that means h*llo, How are you, Whats this, Hang on a minute and bloody h*ll! (Ayup..)"
"ayup are tha lekkin"
"ayup?! whats tha chelpin for?!"
an affirmation used by natives of Maine; confirmation of agreement
"Ayup, she's a gem, that girl is."
Northern English word of greeting, surprise or warning.
Etymology: from Old Norse "Se Upp" meaning 'look up' or 'watch out'.
Greeting: Ayup, ow's tha gooin?
Surprise: Ayup! What's this then?
Warning: Ayup, mind thi eead!
A reply using the combination of Ah and Yup. By using Ayup, you reply to a question, comment, or opinion by saying yup, while at the same time understanding the question by saying ah.
Person 1: That a*signment was difficult. Did you complete it?
Person 2: Ayup