from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- interjection Used to express surprise, pleasure, or triumph.
from The Century Dictionary.
- An exclamation expressing triumph, contempt, simple surprise, etc., according to the manner of utterance.
- noun Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- interjection An exclamation expressing, by different intonations, triumph, mixed with derision or irony, or simple surprise.
- noun A sunk fence. See
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- interjection An exclamation of
understanding, realization, invention, or recognition.
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Nor can you point to a single data point and say "aha" -- there's your doubt.
Thus No. 11 was called harma when it represented the spirant ch in all positions, but when this sound became breath h initially (though remaining medially) the name aha was devised, áre was originally ázå, but when this z became merged with 21, the sign was in Quenya used for the very frequent ss of that language, and the name esse was given to it. hwesta sindarinwa or ‘Grey-elven hw’ was so called because in Quenya 12 had the sound of hw, and distinct signs for chw and hw were not required.
Ia Poliahu ma eha e ku ana me na kapa hau o lakou, he mea e ka hulali, ia manawa, nei aku la ka aha lealea no keia poe wahine, no ke ano e o ko lakou kapa.
Ia Aiwohikupua ma ka aha, olelo aku la oia imua o Haunaka, "Aole e eha ke keiki Kauai ia oe, he lala kamahele no ka laau ku i ka pali."
Ia manawa, nene aku la ka aha kanaka a puni ka papai kilu, me ka hoohewa loa ia Aiwohikupua.
Alaila, hele mai la kekahi kamaaina ma ko lakou nei wahi e noho ana, ninau aku la o Aiwohikupua i ka hana a ka aha, haiia mai la e like me ka olelo a kela mau wahine i olelo ai.
A ike mai la ka aha kanaka a pau o ke kahua mokomoko i ka oi ana o ka ikaika o Aiwohikupua, no ka make loa ana o ke kanaka ma ke pale wale ana no.
A hiki lakou i Hinakahua i ke kahua mokomoko, ia manawa, ike mai la ka aha mokomoko i ke keiki Kauai, no ka oi o kona kanaka maikai mamua o na keiki kamaaina, a lilo iho la ka aha i mea haunaele.
Ninau aku la o Hinaikamalama i ka mea nona ka aha lealea, haiia mai la no Hauailiki me Makeweli.
However the slide that seems to get the most "aha, that is really cool!" is the slide about optimistic locking.