Does every language say huh?

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Eventually, the authors ask whether “ huh ” is a universal word and decide on a “ qualified yes ” — though it does not sound exactly the same far and wide, every language has a “ huh, ” and it's nearly always used for explanation( or “ repair, ” as it's called in linguistic circles).

Huh Definition & Meaning

The meaning of HUH is —used to express surprise, disbelief, or confusion, or as an inquiry inviting affirmative reply. How to use huh in a sentence.

Why is huh a universal word?

We consider two possible explanations. The first is that huh? is similar across languages because it is an innate grunt. The second is that it is similar as a result of convergent evolution. Empirical evidence supports the second.

What do you think :

  • Is huh a yes? 
  • Is huh a response?
  • Is huh is a word !! 

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