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alas!

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How to pronounce alas!?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say alas! in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of alas! in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of alas! in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of alas! in a Sentence

  1. Alain:

    When I was a young man I vowed never to marry until I found the ideal woman. Well, I found her but, alas, she was waiting for the ideal man.

  2. Goethe:

    We cannot too soon convince ourselves how easily we may be dispensed with in the world. What important personages we imagine ourselves to be! We think that we alone are the life of the circle in which we move; in our absence, we fancy that life, existence, breath will come to a general pause, and, alas, the gap which we leave is scarcely perceptible, so quickly is it filled again; nay, it is often the place, if not of something better, at least for something more agreeable.

  3. Paul. F. Meekin:

    Alas! I have more hair on my shoulders then on my head.

  4. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    Alas ! the contrast between us, and what We can create; That man should be so little in himself, His works so great.

  5. Anonymous, Greensleeves:

    Alas my love you do me wrong, To cast me of discurteously; And I have loved you so long, Delighting in your company.

Images & Illustrations of alas!

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