Usage examples for ai

  1. She called out from the tree,- " Ai, ai, little friends, have pity on the little snow girl." – Old Peter's Russian Tales by Arthur Ransome
  2. I have seen the water run there at the roots of those trees as this water runs in the shadow of this rock, and- ai! – The Flute of the Gods by Marah Ellis Ryan
  3. 28, 29. And Joshua burnt Ai, and made it an heap for ever, even a desolation unto this day. – The Bible: what it is by Charles Bradlaugh
  4. A sigh profound, that grief forced into Ai! – Divine-Comedy-Longfellow-s-Translation-Complete by Dante Alighieri
  5. In developing and strengthening the registers I base my first exercises upon the fact that the " Vowel Scale" goes from low to high in this order; oo, oh, ah, ai, ee, so that consequently the highest tones will be produced most readily when singing the vowels in the order just given. – The Mechanism of the Human Voice by Emil Behnke
  6. Ai, an improper diphthong, generally has the sound of open or long a; as in sail, avail, vainly. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  7. " Ai, ai," she said, " a barin." – A Tramp's Sketches by Stephen Graham