Translation of "alas" - English-Spanish dictionary


adverb uk /əˈlæs/ us formal or humorous

used to express sadness or feeling sorry about something

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


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


interjection /əˈlӕs/

(literary, old-fashioned) used to express grief

Alas, he died young!

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