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My first job was cleaning dog kennels. It was especially, ah, aromatic during those hot, humid Louisiana summers, but it prepared me for Hollywood.
Robert Crais

Meaning of "ah" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AH

ah  [ɑː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ah is an exclamation.
Exclamation is an expression or voice that reflects an emotion or exaltation.

WHAT DOES AH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of ah in the English dictionary

The definition of ah in the dictionary is an exclamation expressing pleasure, pain, sympathy, etc, according to the intonation of the speaker.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AH

aguti
aha
aha moment
Ahab
Ahasuerus
ahchoo
ahead
ahead of
ahead of the curve
ahead of time
aheap
aheight
ahem
ahemeral
Ahern
AHHA
ahi
ahigh
ahimsa
ahind

Synonyms and antonyms of ah in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ah» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AH

Find out the translation of ah to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ah from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ah» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ah
570 millions of speakers

English

ah
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आह
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

آه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ах
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ah
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অই
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ah
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ah
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ああ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ah
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஹா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आश्चर्य
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ah
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ah
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ah
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ах
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ah
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αχ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ah
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ah
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ah
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ah

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AH»

The term «ah» is very widely used and occupies the 2.761 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AH» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «ah» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «ah» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ah

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10 QUOTES WITH «AH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word ah.
1
Chuck Berry
A song is a song. But there are some songs, ah, some songs are the greatest. The Beatles song 'Yesterday.' Listen to the lyrics.
2
Smedley Butler
The normal profits of a business concern in the United States are six, eight, ten, and sometimes twelve percent. But war-time profits - ah! that is another matter - twenty, sixty, one hundred, three hundred, and even eighteen hundred per cent - the sky is the limit.
3
Kitty Carlisle
So in those days, they were scooping up any young person who could sing and look decent, ah, at the same time.
4
Robert Crais
My first job was cleaning dog kennels. It was especially, ah, aromatic during those hot, humid Louisiana summers, but it prepared me for Hollywood.
5
Lou Ferrigno
I know right a way there's a person that's very insecure; that he's trying to out do me. And, ah, like I was saying before, if you give one-hundred percent of your best, and you may have fault, but there is nothing you can do, because you gave one-hundred percent.
6
Adolf Galland
If we would have had the 262 at our disposal - even with all the delays - if we could have had in '44, ah, let's say three hundred operational, that day we could have stopped the American daytime bombing offensive, that's for sure.
7
Thomas Keneally
My brother arrived some months after my father left. Um, and he ah, was thus eight years younger than me and it was um, you know, it was such a time that my mother probably had people wondering was it his.
8
Scotty McCreery
I'm sure those rumors are spread, but it's just ah - we're really good friend. We've been since day one in Hollywood. In class, we've been together in school. We've gotten really close, but I don't know about the more than friends stuff.
9
Bruce McCulloch
I'm just ah, actually developing a tv show for HBO, and I'm directing a film this summer, and actually I'm doing some live shows out in western Canada.
10
Edna St. Vincent Millay
My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night; but ah, my foes, and oh, my friends - it gives a lovely light!

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AH»

Discover the use of ah in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ah and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Ah!
Colorful illustrations fold out and transform into imaginative depictions of artwork from the Louvre, Musee d'Orsay, and the Picasso Museum
Josse Goffin, 1992
2
Ah, Music!
Music is rhythm. Music is melody. Music is feeling... and oh, so much more. In this richly layered compendium, Aliki shares her keen insight about music and all its themes and variations. Ah, Music! is about composers and instruments.
Aliki, 2003
3
Ah Q Archaeology: Lu Xun, Ah Q, Ah Q Progeny and the ...
Ah Q Archaeology concretely situates Lu Xun's critique of national character vis-a-vis metanarratives of nationalism and modernity through a close examination of his works in their historical context.
Paul B. Foster, 2006
4
Handbook on Rajputs
25 cm., 2 maps: Rajputs (India), Ethnology
A. H. Bingley, 1899
5
Ah, But Your Land Is Beautiful
Dramatizes the public and private lives of contemporary South Africa, tracing the multifarious reactions of the human spirit to life in a racially divided society and perceptively sketching heroes, victims, and the self-absorbed ordinary ...
Alan Paton, 1996
6
Ah, So! Japanese for Kids
Kids explore multiple languages with this series (currently 8 titles available), then pursue the ones that interest them the most.
Carole Marsh, Gallopade International, 2004
7
Ah-Choo - God Bless You
Children will look, listen and learn with anticipation as to what the next page has to offer. Parents will enjoy reading this book with enthusiasm, bringing each stanza to life.
Benny Jahn, 2009
8
The AH-64 Apache Helicopter
Provides an in-depth look at the AH-64 Apache helicopter, with detailed cross-section diagrams, photographs, and additional facts and information.
Ole Steen Hansen, 2005
9
From Ah Q to Lei Feng: Freud and Revolutionary Spirit in ...
"From Ah Q to Lei Feng" investigates the continual clash of these contrasting models of the mind provided by Freud and revolutionary Chinese culture, and explores how writers and filmmakers negotiated with the implications of each model. .
Wendy Larson, 2009
10
US Army AH-1 Cobra Units in Vietnam
The AH-1 helped reduce the losses being suffered by vulnerable troop transport helicopters by providing effective fire suppression during airmobile operations. This book explores its history, technology and crew.
Jonathan Bernstein, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ah is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Shirkadda Golis oo Abaal-marin Guddoon siisay Qaar ka mid ah
Shirkadda Isgaarsiinta Golis ayaa abaal-marin guddoonsiisay shaqaalaha sida hawl-karnimada ah uga soo shaqeeyey xarumaha ay ku ... «Horseed Media, Jul 15»
2
Exorbitant RM600,000 Mut'ah Is 'Senseless Tyranny'of Me - Noorazam
“How is this even possible to pay a sum of RM600, 000 mut'ah value to my former wife when my gross monthly income was just RM5,000 at the ... «malaysiandigest.com, Jul 15»
3
Ex-husband ridicules RM600,000 mut'ah payment
Mut'ah in Islamic law refers to a temporary marriage that is ... pay RM600,000 to his former wife for mut'ah which needs to be settled within six ... «Astro Awani, Jul 15»
4
Another milestone at Nay Ah Shing School
The graduating fifth-graders at Nay Ah Shing Lower School were front: Louis Whiteman-Cram. Second row: James Bigbear-Nickaboine, Ashton ... «Aitkin Independent Age, Jul 15»
5
Ah Lads! This Irish Speed Sign May Just Be The Best Thing We've …
There's nothing the Irish love more than having a good giggle at ourselves, and when we saw this picture of a road sign in Kildare, all we could do was laugh. «Her.ie, Jul 15»
6
Ah-nold's Terminator is back, alive and grinning
The most quotable line in "Terminator Genisys" is the returning Arnold Schwarzenegger's combo joke and throwdown: "I'm old, not obsolete.". «Waterloo Record, Jul 15»
7
AH Weekly Poll: Would You Buy An Android Powered BlackBerry …
Over this past week we have seen the rumors surrounding the BlackBerry Venice start to heat up. Rumors of the first Android-powered ... «Android Headlines - Android News, Jul 15»
8
Markab siday qaxooti dhan 3500 oo Soomaali iyo Yemeniyiin ah oo …
Markab siday qaxooti gaarayay 3,500 oo isugu jiray Soomaali iyo Yemeniyiin ah ayaa shalay gelinkii dambe gaaray magaalada Boosaaso ee ... «Mareeg Media, Jul 15»
9
Police tracking down 'Ah long' kidnappers
Sentul district police chief, ACP R. Munusamy holds up a picture of the victim, Yap Kim Sin, 49, who was kidnapped on June 23. — TRP pic by ... «The Rakyat Post, Jul 15»
10
AH Tech Talk: Google Product Testing And The Method Of …
Testing products internally is a pretty normal practice for many companies, and while beta testing with individual consumers is also a good idea ... «Android Headlines - Android News, Jul 15»

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