What does ah mean?

ah meaning in General Dictionary

An exclamation expressive of surprise shame grievance entreaty contempt threatening delight victory etc according to the manner of utterance

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  • An exclamation, expressive of surprise, shame, issue, entreaty, contempt, threatening, pleasure, triumph, etc., in accordance with the way of utterance.

ah meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-15c., an expression of surprise, delight, disgust, or discomfort in almost all Indo-European languages, however present in Old English (where the comparable appearance ended up being la!), so maybe from Old French a "ah!, oh! woe!"

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ah meaning in General Dictionary

(interj.) An exclamation, expressive of shock, pity, issue, entreaty, contempt, threatening, delight, victory, etc., in line with the types of utterance.

Sentence Examples with the word ah

After a visit to the principal courts, including a stay of a month SI, in England, where he was accompanied by Sir Henry ah S Drummond Wolff, he returned to his capital (Oct.

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