Meaning of 啊

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Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
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    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ ā ] an initial particle, a prefix used for names; used in transliterations
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  • Pinyin: ā

    English Definition: interjection of surprise; Ah!; Oh!
    Example Words:
    啊呀 [ ā ]: interjection of surprise; Oh my!
    啊哟 [ ā yo ]: interjection of surprise or pain; Oh; Ow; My goodness!
    More: 啊* | *啊 | *啊*
  • Pinyin: á

    English Definition: interjection expressing doubt or requiring answer; Eh?; what?
  • Pinyin: ǎ

    English Definition: interjection of surprise or doubt; Eh?; My!; what's up?
  • Pinyin: à

    English Definition: interjection or grunt of agreement; uhm; Ah, OK; expression of recognition; Oh, it's you!
  • Pinyin: a

    English Definition: modal particle ending sentence, showing affirmation, approval, or consent
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