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Definitions and meaning of ah

ah

Etymology 1

mid-1400s Old Frankish (replacing English la).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑː/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː

Interjection

ah

  1. An expression of relief, relaxation, comfort, confusion, understanding, wonder, awe, etc. according to uttered inflection.
  2. A syllable used to fill space, particularly in music.
    • 2008, Britney Spears, Womanizer (song)
      Boy don't try to front, uh, I
      Know just, just, what you are, ah, ah.
Related terms
Translations

Noun

ah (plural ahs)

  1. An instance of the interjection ah.
    the crowd's oohs and ahs at the fireworks

Verb

ah (third-person singular simple present ahs, present participle ahing, simple past and past participle ahed)

  1. To give a cry of "ah".
    • 2005, T. R. Rhoads, Sinner, Sailor: A Memoir (page 221)
      Mother and dad oohed and ahed over Cindy. She was only two months old but already was developing her personality.

Pronoun

ah (personal pronoun, plural we, possessive adjective mah)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of I., most often indicating that the speaker is using a Scottish or American (particularly Southern) accent.

Etymology 2

  • Borrowed from Chinese (a).

Particle

ah (Singapore, Singlish)

  1. (colloquial, informal) Sentence-final particle expressing surprise or doubt.

References

  • “ah” in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition, Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin, 2000, →ISBN.
  • “ah” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.

Anagrams

  • HA, Ha, ha, ha'

Afar

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʌh/

Pronoun

áh

  1. this, these (masculine, proximal to the speaker)

See also

References

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[2], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Albanian

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *aksa, from Proto-Indo-European *Heh₃s- (ash) (compare Greek οξιά (oxiá, beech), Armenian հածի (haci), English ash).

Noun

ah m (indefinite plural ahe, definite singular ahu, definite plural ahet)

  1. beech (Fagus sylvatica)

Hyponyms

  • ah i bardhë (white hornbeam) (Carpinus betulus)

Chickasaw

Adverb

ah

  1. yes
    Synonym: hohmi

Esperanto

Interjection

ah

  1. ah, oh

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑh/, [ˈɑh]
  • Rhymes: -ɑh
  • Syllabification: ah

Interjection

ah

  1. oh, ah

Anagrams

  • ha

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /a/

Interjection

ah

  1. ah

German

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -aː

Interjection

ah

  1. expressing understanding
  2. expressing contentment

Further reading

  • ah in Duden online

Hungarian

Etymology

Involuntary expression of emotions: surprise, impatience, desire, sadness, refusal.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ ˈɒx]
  • Rhymes: -ɒx

Interjection

ah

  1. ah
    • 1599-1601, William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act IV, Scene 1 [3]
      Ah jó uram, mit láttam én az éjjel!
      Ah, my good lord, what have I seen to-night!

References


Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /a/
  • Rhymes: -ah

Interjection

ah!

  1. ah! (usually ironic or sarcastic)

Synonyms

  • ha

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ah/
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /a/

Interjection

ah

  1. ah

References

  • ah in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ah in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

Min Nan


Old English

Alternative forms

  • ac

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /ɑx/

Conjunction

ah

  1. (Anglian) but

Palikur

Noun

ah n or f

  1. (neuter) wood
  2. (feminine) tree

References

  • Languages of the Amazon (2012, →ISBN

Pohnpeian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɐː/
  • Rhymes: -ɐː

Etymology 1

Noun

ah

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter A.

Etymology 2

Noun

ah

  1. shark mullet (Rhinomugil nasutus), at a growth stage of approximately twelve inches

Etymology 3

Conjunction

ah

  1. however, and, then
    I sukuhl, ah e doadoahk.
    I went to school, and he worked.
    Ma Soulik pahn iang, ah I sohte pahn iang.
    If Soulik goes, then I won't.

Etymology 4

Alternative forms

  • e
  • eh

Determiner

ah

  1. his, her, hers, its, third person singular possessive pronoun
    Liho iang ah pwoud.
    The woman joined her husband.

Etymology 5

Interjection

ah

  1. Oh!; commonly used as an expression of approval.
    Ah, ke inenen mai.
    Oh, you are really good.

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /a/
  • Homophone:

Interjection

ah!

  1. ah! (expression of relief, realization, awe)
  2. ah! (expression of woe, grief)

Quotations

For quotations using this term, see Citations:ah.


Somali

Verb

ah

  1. (intransitive) To be

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈa/
  • Homophones: a, ha

Interjection

ah

  1. ah (expression of relief, realization, awe)
  2. ah (expression of woe, grief)

Related terms

  • ay
  • eh
  • ey
  • hey
  • oh
  • hala

Further reading

  • “ah” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Swedish

Interjection

ah

  1. ah; an expression of relief

Anagrams

  • ha

Tulu-Bohuai

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ah/

Noun

ah

  1. coral lime (for chewing/eating with betelnut)

Further reading

  • Bohuai
  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)

Vilamovian

Interjection

ah

  1. oh: expressing of surprise
  2. oh: expressing wonder, amazement, or awe
  3. oh: expressing understanding, recognition, or realization
  4. oh: preceding an offhand or annoyed remark
  5. oh: an invocation or address

Zou

Noun

ah

  1. fowl

References

  • http://www.languageinindia.com/feb2013/zouphonologyfinal.pdf

Source: wiktionary.org
  • an interjection expressing surprise, joy etc..
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)