I'm trying to learn Japanese. I'm reading (trying to anyway) a Japanese kid book and found this line:
I found by Googling that やっと means 'finally'. But what does えんやら mean?
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It's probably えんやらやっと (spelled using a small っ in modern Japanese), and to me it sounds like one of the various words people say when physically exerting themselves, e.g. lifting something heavy. Like a big potato.
Edit: According to this Google result that is exactly what it is.