aw

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See also: aW, aww, and .aw

English[edit]

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!

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Chuukese[edit]

Noun[edit]

aw

  1. mouth

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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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Compare Irish amh.

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]

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Determiner[edit]

aw

  1. all

Noun[edit]

aw (uncountable)

  1. all