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I don't know whether John Roberts has a twin, perhaps a sister or, uh, someone with a Hispanic last name.
John Cornyn

Meaning of "uh" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UH

uh  [ʌh] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UH

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

WHAT DOES UH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

UH

Uh or UH may refer to: ▪ A river in Ukraine and Slovakia, see: Uzh River ▪ A discourse particle indicating speech disfluency, also spelled er variously pronounced UK /ɜr/ or US /ʌ/...

Definition of uh in the English dictionary

The definition of uh in the dictionary is used to express hesitation.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UH

uglifies
uglify
uglily
ugliness
UGLIS
ugly
Ugly American
ugly duckling
Ugrian
Ugric
ugsome
ugsomeness
uh huh
uh-huh
uh-uh
UHF
uhlan
Uhland
UHT
uhuru

Synonyms and antonyms of uh in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «uh» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UH

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

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

uh
570 millions of speakers

English

uh
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उह
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

э
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

uh
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আহ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

euh
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Uh
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

uh
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ええと
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Uh
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

uh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उह
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ah
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

uh
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

uh
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

е
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

uh
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εεε
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uh
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

uh
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

uh
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of uh

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UH»

The term «uh» is very widely used and occupies the 5.934 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of uh
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «uh».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UH» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «uh» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «uh» 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 uh

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10 QUOTES WITH «UH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word uh.
1
David Carradine
Well I would never say to anybody that Warren Beatty got fired, but uh, I think he and Quentin fell out of love, and I think Warren told Quentin to hire me for the film.
2
John Cornyn
I don't know whether John Roberts has a twin, perhaps a sister or, uh, someone with a Hispanic last name.
3
Matt Czuchry
I'm grateful that on a lot of casts I've gained friends for life. But it's more of a rare thing than a normal thing. I have a small group of friends, and I just, uh, feel fulfilled by the people that are in my life.
4
Jenna Elfman
Especially while television I think is going through some growing pains or is in need of - I think current comedy is a bit, uh, not happening, you know?
5
Donald Evans
When you poll all of the economists, uh, across America that I think are intellectually honest they would all, or maybe not all, but 95% of them 96% of them would say you know we really have got a powerful economy.
6
Rube Goldberg
I, I don't think anybody's continually happy, uh, except idiots, you know. You know, you have to have little moments of depression.
7
Rube Goldberg
And I, uh, I wonder how anybody can think his personality changes with his success. I've had quite a bit of success but I feel that I'm just the same person as I always was.
8
Rube Goldberg
And uh, I'm glad that I still have my hands and my eyes to work with.
9
Rube Goldberg
It just happened that the public happened to, uh, appreciate the satirical quality of these crazy things.
10
Rube Goldberg
And, uh, I did that, and there was nothing more ridiculous to me than finding the weight of the earth because I didn't care how much the earth weighed.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UH»

Discover the use of uh in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to uh and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Uh-Oh
"Uh-oh" is more than a momentary reaction to small problems. "Uh-oh" is an attitude -- a perspective on the universe. The #1 Bestseller by the author of ALL I REALLY NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN. From the Paperback edition.
Robert Fulghum, 2010
2
Uh Oh! Gotta Go!: Potty Tales from Toddlers
Twenty-seven vignettes showing a variety of experiences of many different children during the toilet training process.
Bob McGrath, 1996
3
Bell UH-1 Huey 'Slicks' 1962-75
Beskrivelse af Bell UH-1 Huey helikopteren, teknisk beskrivelse og taktisk anvendelse. Helikopteren blev især anvendt under Vietnamkrigen
Chris Bishop, 2003
4
Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
Beskriver udviklingen og anvendelsen af den amerikanske kamphelikopter fra 1970erne, Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk. Den findes i mange varianter og bruges i mange forskellige roller i mange lande.
Chris Bishop, 2007
5
Uh-oh!, I'm Sorry
Young children can lift the flaps to find out the the meanings of "Uh-oh" and "I'm sorry" as they learn that simple mistakes can be corrected.
Jill Ackerman, 2011
6
Uh, Oh, Amigo! Spanish for Kids (Paperback)
"History, trivia, humor, language and more!"
Carole Marsh, Gallopade International, 2004
7
UH-60 Black Hawks
"Amazing photography accompanies engaging information about UH-60 Black Hawks. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--Provided by publisher.
Carlos Alvarez, 2011
8
Uh-oh, Cleo
It might end in stitches!? Cleo?s unique voice and lively narration will pull chapter book readers into her amusing stories of life in a big family that has many uh-oh moments.
Jessica Harper, 2008
9
Uh oh time
His own name says it all. This is a poet with heart"--Mark Jarman, judge.
Kenneth Hart, 2008
10
Wireless Communications: Theory and Techniques
This book is for graduate level courses on wireless communications but it can also be adapted for the senior undergraduate level course by omitting material involving the more difficult mathematical manipulations.
Asrar U. H. Sheikh, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term uh is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Herman's goal for recruiting at UH is to paint the town red
University of Houston new head football coach, Tom Herman poses for a portrait on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 at the University of Houston in Houston. «Houston Chronicle, Jun 15»
2
UH study says homeless sweeps are harmful
While Honolulu's new sit-lie ban continues to be hashed out between lawmakers, a new study by the University of Hawaii shows homeless sweeps do more ... «KHON2, Jun 15»
3
University-wide graduation at UH features Matthew McConaughey
The "Dazed and Confused" and "Dallas Buyer's Club" actor has ties to the university as his late father, "Big Jim," McConaughey played football at UH. «KPRC Houston, May 15»
4
UH to vacate basketball wins, cut scholarships after NCAA violations
The University of Hawaii said Friday it will vacate 36 victories, reduce scholarships and practice time, pay a $10,000 fine, and place itself on one-year probation ... «Honolulu Star-Advertiser, May 15»
5
Updated: Marine UH-1Y Helicopter Missing in Nepal, Aerial Search …
Nepalese army soldiers unload aid and relief supplies, delivered by Joint Task Force 505, from a UH-1Y Venom in the Kavrepalanchowk District, Nepal, May, 11 ... «USNI News, May 15»
6
UH security increases after rumored sorority threat
The University of Houston has beefed up security on campus after rumors ... But these days, the home of Greek life at the University of Houston is filled with more ... «KHOU, May 15»
7
UH to pay $9500 to fly McConaughey in on private jet for …
UH will pay $9,500 for the jet for McConaughey, who will deliver the school's first universitywide commencement speech at the new TDECU stadium Friday. «Houston Chronicle, May 15»
8
EXCLUSIVE: UH lowers GPA requirement for popular psych major
MANOA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - University of Hawaii leaders are defending a move to lower the grade point average graduation requirement in one of its ... «Hawaii News Now, May 15»
9
UH wants invitation to elite club
The University of Houston has gained ground in its quest to become a first-class research university. On Wednesday, Chancellor Renu Khator offered the first ... «Houston Chronicle, Apr 15»
10
Should UH be allowed to dip into state funding reserved for UT and …
The University of Houston has made a lot of progress in recent years. Lawmakers and school leaders say it's gained enough ground for the state to put it on the ... «Houston Chronicle, Apr 15»

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