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arrah

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Pronunciation: /ˈarə
 
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Definition of arrah in English:

exclamation

Irish
Expressing excitement or strong emotion: ‘Arrah, don’t be talking nonsense,’ Elmer exclaimed

Origin

late 17th century: from Irish ara, arú.

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