aw

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See also: aW and .aw

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

aw

  1. Used to express disappointment/dismay.
    Aw, that's too bad...
  2. Used to express mild protest, entreaty, consternation, or disapproval.
    Aw, dad, why can't we go to Legoland?
  3. Used to express affection.
    Aw, you've got such a cute little baby!

Noun[edit]

aw ‎(plural aws)

  1. An instance of the interjection aw.
    • 2009 June 17, Randal C. Archibold, “Election at a Draw, Arizona Town Cuts a Deck”, in New York Times[1]:
      Mr. McGuire, 64, a retired science teacher and two-term incumbent on the Town Council, selected a card, the six of hearts, drawing approving oos and aws from his supporters.

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Bambara[edit]

Determiner[edit]

aw

  1. your

Pronoun[edit]

aw

  1. you

Cebuano[edit]

Interjection[edit]

aw

  1. An expression of surprise.
  2. An expression of wonder, amazement, or awe.
  3. An expression of understanding, recognition, or realization.

Central Kurdish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hap-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ep-. Compare Persian آب ‎(âb), Baluchi آپ ‎(áp), Bakhtiari او ‎(aw), Pashto اوبه, Avestan 𐬀𐬞 ‎(ap), Sanskrit अप् ‎(áp).

Noun[edit]

aw ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. water

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Chuukese[edit]

Noun[edit]

aw

  1. mouth

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish om ‎(raw, uncooked) (compare Irish amh), from Proto-Celtic *omos (compare Welsh of), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃emós, *h₂eh₃mós. Cognates include Ancient Greek ὠμός ‎(ōmós), Sanskrit आम ‎(āmá) and Old Armenian հում ‎(hum, raw).

Adjective[edit]

aw ‎(comparative awey)

  1. raw, uncooked
  2. crude
  3. undressed

Nauruan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • áw (obsolete)

Verb[edit]

aw

  1. swim

Scots[edit]

Determiner[edit]

aw

  1. Alternative form of a'

Adverb[edit]

aw ‎(not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of a'

Noun[edit]

aw ‎(uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of a'

Zazaki[edit]

Noun[edit]

aw

  1. (Dimli) water

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