A Simplified Grammar of the Swedish Language/Part I/Interjections

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O! ah! ack! åh! hå! nå! hurra! O ve!

Some are imitative sounds of noises; as, Klink klang! klatseh! kras! puff! Some are merely elliptical renderings of invocations, oaths, etc.; as, Gunås! (Gud nåde os, 'God have mercy on us'); Kors! ('the Cross'); Vassera tre! (Vår Herras trä, 'our Lord's tree-cross'); bevars! (bevare oss! 'Preserve us!'), 'Oh dear!'