ah

ah

[ah]
interjection
(used as an exclamation of pain, surprise, pity, complaint, dislike, joy, etc., according to the manner of utterance.)
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Ah

Also, a.h.

A.H.

1
in the year of the Hijra; since the Hijra (a.d. 622).

Origin:
< Neo-Latin annō Hejirae

A.H.

2
occurring in a specific year of the Jewish calendar.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin annō Hebraico

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ah (ɑː)
 
interj
an exclamation expressing pleasure, pain, sympathy, etc, according to the intonation of the speaker

AH
 
abbreviation for
anno Hegirae
 
[Latin]

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Word Origin & History

ah
from M.E. a (mid-15c.), an expression of surprise, delight, disgust or pain in nearly all I.E. languages, but not found in O.E. (where the equivalent expression was la!), so perhaps from O.Fr.
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AH definition


  1. n.
    an asshole; a really wretched person. (A euphemistic disguise. Also a term of address. Rude and derogatory.) : Look here, you goddamn AH! Who the hell do you think you are?
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
AH
  1. American Health

  2. assisted hatching

A.h.
ampere-hour
A.H.
  1. Latin Anno Hebraico (in the Hebrew year)

  2. Latin Anno Hegirae (in the year of the Hegira)

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