aw

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See also: AW, aW, .aw, āw, Aw, and àw̄

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

aw

  1. Used to express disappointment or 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 baby bird!

Noun[edit]

aw (plural aws)

  1. An instance of 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 (plural)

Pronoun[edit]

aw

  1. you (plural)

Bargam[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aw

  1. woman

References[edit]

  • Mark Hepner, Bargam Dictionary (2002)
  • Carol and Mark Hepner, Bargam phonology essentials (1989) and Bargam Organised Phonology Data (1992)

Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: aw

Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown.

Interjection[edit]

aw

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

Etymology 2[edit]

A reverse spelling of wala.

Adverb[edit]

aw

  1. not
  2. without; lacking something

Central Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

aw (aw)

  1. Latin spelling of ئاو(aw, water)

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

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

aw

  1. Alternative form of awe

Nauruan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pre-Nauruan *ae, from Proto-Micronesian *afe, from Eastern Proto-Oceanic *ave.

Verb[edit]

aw

  1. to swim

Scots[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

aw (plural aws)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter A.
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Etymology 2[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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