An exclamation expressive of surprise shame grievance entreaty contempt threatening delight victory etc according to the manner of utterance
- An exclamation, expressive of surprise, shame, issue, entreaty, contempt, threatening, pleasure, triumph, etc., in accordance with the way of utterance.
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!"
- uh [sound made if not sure about anything]
(interj.) An exclamation, expressive of shock, pity, issue, entreaty, contempt, threatening, delight, victory, etc., in line with the types of utterance.
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