órale

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from ora, apheretic form of ahora + le. Some other Mexican Spanish exclamations used to exhort are proparoxytone imperative forms ending with -le (ándale, apúrale, córrele, etc.).

Interjection[edit]

órale

  1. (Mexico) let's go, come on, hurry (used to exhort)
  2. (Mexico) oh my God, wow (indicates amazement, astonishment, excitement, surprise, shock, fear)
  3. (Mexico) yes, ok (indicates approbation)