ammehoela

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Afghan king Amanullah Khan, who fled his country in 1929.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑ.məˈɦu.laː/
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  • Hyphenation: am‧me‧hoe‧la

InterjectionEdit

ammehoela

  1. (informal, sarcastic, indicates disbelief) no way!, yeah right!, I don't think so!
    We zijn voor zonne-energie, zeggen de oliemaatschappijen. Ammehoela!
    We're in favor of solar energy, the oil companies say. Yeah right!
  2. (informal, sarcastic, indicates refusal) not on your life!, I don't think so!, whatever!
    Ik moet om elf uur thuis zijn, maar mijn lift gaat pas om twaalf uur weg, dus ammehoela!
    I'm supposed to be home at eleven, but my ride doesn't leave until twelve o'clock, so whatever!