Definition of ah in English:



  • Used to express a range of emotions including surprise, pleasure, sympathy, and realization.

    ‘ah, there you are!’
    ‘ah, this is the life’
    • ‘‘Ah, you poor child,’ answered the old woman, ‘what a place for you to come to!‘’
    • ‘Ah I see what you mean.’
    • ‘Ah, that's much better.’
    • ‘There is a Polish folksong that I learned in school and the English translation starts, "Ah, lovely meadows green and wide."’
    • ‘Ah, what did i get myself into? help please ...’


Middle English: from Old French.

Definition of AH in English:


  • In the year of the Hegira (used in the Muslim calendar for reckoning years from Muhammad's departure from Mecca in AD 622); of the Muslim era.

    ‘a Koran dated 556 AH’


From Latin anno Hegirae.