A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ah]
    • /ɑ/
    • /ɑː/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ah]
    • /ɑ/

Definitions of ah word

  • exclamation ah Ah is used in writing to represent a noise that people make in conversation, for example to acknowledge or draw attention to something, or to express surprise or disappointment. 3
  • exclamation ah an exclamation expressing pleasure, pain, sympathy, etc, according to the intonation of the speaker 3
  • abbreviation AH anno Hegirae 3
  • noun ah in the year of the Hegira 3
  • abbreviation AH ampere-hour 3
  • interjection ah used to express variously surprise, delight, regret, disgust, pain, etc. 3

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Parts of speech for Ah


ah popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 90% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

ah usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for ah

noun ah

  • wow — to gain an enthusiastic response from; thrill.
  • amen — Amen is said by Christians at the end of a prayer.
  • hello — hello, world
  • alas — You use alas to say that you think that the facts you are talking about are sad or unfortunate.
  • boo — If you boo a speaker or performer, you shout 'boo' or make other loud sounds to indicate that you do not like them, their opinions, or their performance.

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