aiee

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Imitative.

Interjection[edit]

aiee

  1. A shout of pain or alarm.
    • 2010, Cormac McCarthy, Cities of the Plain (page 239)
      He caught her as she went past and pulled her around. She threw up her hands and closed her good eye. Aiee, she cried. Aiee.

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish áith f (drying-kiln (for grain)), from the same root as *h₂eh₁ter- (fire) (compare Latin āter).

Noun[edit]

aiee f (genitive singular [please provide], plural [please provide])

  1. kiln

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