Definition of ah, a
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LNS
āh
ā
acc. to, P. contract. from aha
interjection
  1. ah! alas! ha! ah me!
Abbreviations
āh or ā (v. Neue, Formenl. II. 812), interj. [acc. to Prisc. 570 P. contract. from aha], ah! alas! ha! ah me! an exclamation. Of pain or grief, Gr. αἴ, αἴ: ah, nescis quam doleam, Ter. Heaut. 5, 1, 61; Verg. E. 1, 15.

— Of entreaty to avert an evil: ah! noli, do not, I pray! Plaut. Am. 1, 3, 22.

— Of indignation or reproach: ah stulte, Ter. Ad. 4, 7, 6: ah, rogitas? id. And. 5, 1, 9; 3, 1, 11.

— Of admonition: ah, ne me obsecra, Ter. And. 3, 3, 11: ah desine, id. ib. 5, 6, 8.

— Of consolation: quid? ah volet, certo scio, Ter. Eun. 5, 2, 50.

— Of raillery or joy, Plaut. Curc. 1, 2, 39.
 
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