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See also EH, eH, .eh, and éh

English[]

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Pronunciation[]

Interjection[]

Eh

  1. Used as a tag question, to emphasise what goes before or to request that the listener express an opinion about what has been said.
    These hot dogs are pretty good, eh?
  2. In isolation, a request for repetition or clarification of what has just been said. Compare what, pardon.
  3. (Canadian) an interjection used to ascertain the continued attention of an individual addressed by the speaker
    So we're out of beer, eh, we better get more then.

Usage notes[]

This term is stereotypically associated with Canada. Some uses of it outside of Canada can convey that you are trying to sound (sarcastically) Canadian. However, it is in wide use in many other parts of the world, including the northern United States, Australia, New Zealand, England, Scotland, and South Africa.

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Ainu[]

Verb[]

Eh [[Category:Template:Ain verbs|Eh]]

  1. To come, to arrive.

French[]

Interjection[]

Template:Fr-intj

  1. (signifying indifference or surprise)

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Hungarian[]

Interjection[]

Eh

  1. (indicates indifference, usually used as a reply alone) meh
  2. (indicates an obvious mistake) oh, no

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Manx[]

Etymology[]

From Template:Sga[[Category:gv:Template:Sga derivations|Eh]] [[é#Template:Sga|é]] (he, they).

Pronoun[]

Eh (emphatic eshyn)[[Category:Template:Gv pronouns|Eh]]

  1. he, him
    • Cha vel breagerey dy ve credjit ga dy vel eh ginsh yn irriney. A liar is not to be believed even if he tells the truth.
    • Cur meer da'n feeagh as hig eh reesht. Give the raven a bit and he'll come again.
    • Cur lhiat magh eh. Bring him out.
  2. it
    • Skeeal eddyr troor, t'eh ersooyl. A story between three, it's gone.

Norwegian[]

Interjection[]

Eh

  1. uh

Synonyms[]

  • øh

de:eh et:eh es:eh fr:eh gl:eh io:eh ku:eh ru:eh fi:eh te:eh tr:eh vi:eh zh:eh

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