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alas

alas(
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lahs
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An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
1. (used to express sorrow or disappointment)
a. ay
Alas! I've lost my way.¡Ay! Perdí el camino.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
2. (unfortunately)
a. desgraciadamente
I would love to come to the wedding but, alas, I will not be able to attend.Me gustaría ir a la boda, pero desgraciadamente no voy a poder asistir.
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alas
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
1. (general)
a. ¡ay de mí!
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
2. (general)
a. desgraciadamente
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alas [əˈlæs]
interjection
¡ay (de mí)!
alas, it is not so desafortunadamente, no es así; I must tell you, alas, that ... tengo que decirte, y lo siento, que ...; I have no money, alas no tengo dinero, y esto es triste; alas for Poland! ¡ay de Polonia!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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