Translation of "alas" - English-Spanish dictionary

alas

adverb uk /əˈlæs/ us formal or humorous

used to express sadness or feeling sorry about something

¡ay!
I love football but, alas, I have no talent as a player.
‘Will you be able to come tomorrow?’ ‘Alas, no.’

Idiom(s)

(Translation of “alas” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

alas

interjection /əˈlӕs/

(literary, old-fashioned) used to express grief

¡ay!
Alas, he died young!

(Translation of “alas” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)