hélas

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French elas, variant of a las, from a ‎(ah) + las, from Latin lassus ‎(weary).

Interjection[edit]

hélas

  1. alas, exclamatory or declarative conjunction expressing affliction, regret, deception or dissatisfaction.

Etymology 2[edit]

See héler.

Verb[edit]

hélas

  1. second-person singular past historic of héler

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