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INTERJECTION
Meaning of Interjections Uses of Interjection Words
USES OF INTERJECTIONS (Aah!, Ah!, Aha!, Ahh!, Alas!)

Express emotions / feelings / surprise

Common words used as Interjection are:

Aah! Ah! Aha! Ahh! Alas!
Aww! Bah! Bingo! Bosh! Bravo!
Dear! Eh! Er! Eww! Geez!
Hey! Hello! Hi! Hmm! Humph!
Hurrah! Oh! Ooh! Oomph! Oops!
Ouch! Pooh! Shh! Tut-tut! Uh!
Uh-huh! Uh-oh! Um! Umm! Whew!
Wow! Yay-yaay! Yeah! Yikes! Yippee!
  INTERJECTION WORDS AND THEIR USES
Aah!
 
'Aah!' used to express fear.
Examples
Aah! She got me!
Aaaah! It's eating my finger!
Ah!
 
'Ah!' used to express pleasure, realization, resignation and surprise.
Examples
Ah!, that feels good.
Ah!, now I understand.
Ah! Well, it can't be helped.
Ah! I've won the match!
Aha!
 
'Aha!' used for regret, grief and surprise.
Examples
Aha! So you took the money!
Aha! You have finished it!
Ahh!
 
'Ahh!' used for realization and acceptance.
Examples
Ahh!, now I see what you mean.
Ahh!, that feels wonderful.
Alas!
 
'Alas!' used for regret or expressing grief or pity.
Examples
Alas!, the singer was no more.
Alas!, she's dead now.
Alas!, I failed in the examination.
Alas!, There's no more ice-cream left.
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Meaning of Interjections Uses of Interjection Words