- (used as an expression of surprise or excitement.)
Origin of arrah
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Historical Examples of arrah
Arrah ye'll not know Ballymurky afther the Kaiser has done with it.
"Arrah, he 's too weak; the man is dying," said a voice near.Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume I (of II)
Charles James Lever
Arrah, an' the devil a taste I'll be drowned for your devarsion!Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 1 (of 2)
Arrah, isn't he a darling, a real beauty, every inch of him?Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)
Arrah sure, sir, they're hardly mortials at all, but has the mark o' the bastes an thim.Stories of Comedy
supposedly a characteristic Irish expression of emotion or excitement, 1705.