(used as an exclamation of pain, surprise, pity, complaint, dislike, joy, etc., according to the manner of utterance.)
in the year of the Hijra; since the Hijra (a.d. 622).
occurring in a specific year of the Jewish calendar.
ah: Making Same Love—a song about same-sex marriage—was obviously a big risk.
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ah yes, Fifty Shades of Grey, that classic volume of lesbian erotica.
I Tried Cosmo’s Lesbian Sex Tips and They Were Terrible Samantha Allen July 29, 2014
ah, yes—your 39-year-old friend and the wife of 28 years who bore you seven children.
Octo-Mel’s Split Personality Kim Masters May 25, 2009
ah, the pain of drinking at noon, meeting celebrities, and attending gala luncheons.
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UNDERWOOD: (now smoking next to the grease dumpster out back) ah wish ah could.
Frank Underwood Will Not Tolerate Insubordination in This Olive Garden Kelly Williams Brown February 23, 2014
ah, and who knows but what he may come when we are far away!
To The West George Manville Fenn
ah, they are of their insignificance so loftily unconscious.
The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson
“ah, that would be awkward,” said the American thoughtfully.
The Peril Finders George Manville Fenn
ah, I remember the night I was converted, as if it were yesterday.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 Various
ah, but it is a long story, my dear lady, and I fear I will bore you.
Droll Stories of Isthmian Life Evelyn Saxton
an exclamation expressing pleasure, pain, sympathy, etc, according to the intonation of the speaker
abbreviation (indicating years in the Muslim system of dating, numbered from the Hegira (622 AD))
mid-15c., an expression of surprise, delight, disgust or pain in nearly all Indo-European languages, but not found in Old English (where the equivalent expression was la!), so perhaps from Old French a “ah!, oh! woe!”
ooh and ah
asshole: You are such an AH
Latin Anno Hebraico (in the Hebrew year)
Latin Anno Hegirae (in the year of the Hegira)
agyria agyria a·gy·ri·a (ə-jī’rē-ə) n. Congenital malformation or absence of the convolutions of the cerebral cortex. Also called lissencephalia.
- Ah, wilderness!
a comedy (1933) by Eugene O’Neill.
(used as an exclamation of triumphant discovery, mockery, contempt, irony, surprise, etc., according to the manner of utterance.) American Heart Association. American Historical Association. American Hospital Association. Contemporary Examples And when the aha is reintroduced in parliament, as it inevitably will be, he can soft-pedal. The Uganda Ruling is Good For Everyone But Gays Jay […]
- Aha moment
a point in time, event, or experience when one has a sudden insight or realization: My aha moment was when I put on my shorts from last summer and they didn’t fit. Contemporary Examples And in this aha moment, she explains in ways we all can understand what it must feel like to be transgendered. […]