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What linguistic term applies to expressions like 'wow' or 'oh'?

asked 2016-11-09 04:10:21 -0500

Kozmoi gravatar image

While I think that 'wow' can be expletive in spoken communication is it a vocal effect?

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answered 2016-11-27 23:07:15 -0500

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I think they are called interjections.

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