"Uh" is an interjection which is often translated as "este", and "ah" is an interjection which is often translated as "ah". Learn more about the difference between "uh" and "ah" below.
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An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (used to express uncertainty)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
What time are we meeting Jenna? - Uh... I'm not sure.¿A qué hora nos veremos con Jenna? - Este... no estoy segura.
Regionalism used in Spain
Where's my coat? - Right here. Uh... maybe not.¿Dónde está mi abrigo? - Aquí. Esto... tal vez no.
2. (used to fill space in a conversation)