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Grammar detail: や否や(やいなや)

や否や(やいなや) - as soon as; no sooner than; the moment that
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いな
means
as soon as; no sooner than; the moment that
わたし
いえ

The moment I arrived home, I went to bed.
いぬ
しゅじん
主人
こえ
だんがん
弾丸
のように
んでいった

As soon as the dog heard his master's voice, off he ran like a shot.
や否や can be written using the kanji 否 or in kana - the kana version is roughly twice as common.
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ヒ   いな no   
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