uh

uh

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of uh in English

English Online Dictionary. What means uh‎? What does uh mean?

English

Etymology

Onomatopoeia of the natural expression of thought. Compare with er.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʌː/
  • Rhymes:

Interjection

uh

  1. Expression of thought, confusion, or uncertainty.
    Uh, who was that?
  2. Space filler or pause during conversation.
    Uh, let me see...

Usage notes

  • May be extended by repeating the letter u or h to express increasingly severe confusion:

Related terms

Translations

See also

  • er
  • erm
  • um
  • uh-oh
  • oh

Noun

uh (plural uhs)

  1. An occurrence of the interjection "uh".

Anagrams

  • HU, Hu, hu

Dutch

Pronunciation

Interjection

uh

  1. er, uh
    Synonyms: eh, ehm, um

Epigraphic Mayan

Noun

uh

  1. (astronomy) moon

Juǀ'hoan

Pronunciation

  • The murmured vowel IPA(key): /ṳ/

Letter

uh (upper case Uh)

  1. A letter of the Juǀ'hoan alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Romanian

Interjection

uh

  1. Obsolete form of uf.

References

  • uh in Academia Română, Micul dicționar academic, ediția a II-a, Bucharest: Univers Enciclopedic, 2010. →ISBN

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /u/, /uː/
  • Homophone: u

Interjection

uh

  1. Used to express disappointment or disdain.

Further reading

  • “uh”, in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014

Sumerian

Romanization

uh

  1. Romanization of 𒄴 (uḫ)

Yucatec Maya

Noun

uh

  1. moon

Related terms

  • chiʼibal uh

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