- An exclamation of understanding, realization, invention, or recognition.
- Aha! That will work.
exclamation of understanding, realization, invention, or recognition
- IPA(key): /ʔaˈha/
- Rhymes: -aː
- Romanization of 𐌰𐌷𐌰
- (colloquial) aha (an exclamation of sudden understanding, realization, or recognition)
- Aha, itt a hiba! ― Aha, here's the problem!
- yes, yeah, sure (a word to show agreement)
From Proto-Germanic *ahwō (“waters, river”), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekʷeh₂ (“water”). Akin to Old Frisian ā, ē, Old English ēa, Old High German aha, awa, Gothic 𐌰𐍈𐌰 (aƕa) "river, waters". Also related to Icelandic á, Old Saxon *ōi (“island”).
- running water, river, stream
Declension of aha (strong a-stem)
- 2012, María Belén Carpio and Marisa Censabella, Clauses as noun modifiers in Toba, in Relative Clauses in Languages of the Americas (edited by Bernard Comrie and Zarina Estrada Fernández; ISBN 902720683X)