Helaas etymology


Dutch word helaas comes from Old French a (Belonging to. To. Towards.), Old French las (Alas.)

Etymology of helaas

Detailed word origin of helaas

Dictionary entry Language Definition
a Old French (fro) Belonging to. To. Towards.
las Old French (fro) Alas.
a las Old French (fro) Alas.
hélas French (fr) Alas, exclamatory or declarative conjunction expressing affliction, regret, deception or dissatisfaction. (Louisiana French) noise.
helaas Dutch (nl) Unfortunately Alas.