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An exclamation/interjection used to express surprise, frustration, impatience., etc. Principally Chinese.
Possible meanings include:

1) "Sheesh."
2) "Ow! What the hell are you doing?"
3) "No, Mom, I'm not married yet."
by murlough23 June 29, 2005
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The process of searching a building for an empty bathroom. A successful bowl search typically relieves the frustration of uncomftorably defecating around others, although in less frequent cases the desire to urinate alone is a factor. Bowl searching can be done anywhere although it is most prevelant on college campuses.
"In college I did a lot of bowl searching."

"Sam went to the bathroom like 20 minutes ago. Jeez, what's taking so long?"

"He's probably bowl searching."
by A bowl searcher June 06, 2011
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A term in Chinese used to describe disappointment or to express shock.

Pretty much the Chinese equivalent of d'oh
Some scenarios include:

(When your Chinese parents get your report card) AIAYH! Why did you not get 100%?

(When your shopping) AIYAH! Too expensive.

(When your watching a horror movie) AIYAH! TOO SCARY!
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Expression commonly used by Asian or sub-Asian people to mean "sigh," "oh man...," or "blah"

The expression is also used as a temporary stress reliever during the course of a tense anime episode.

Also see: aiya
Asian: "Aiyah, white people no getting anything I said."
Non-Asian: "Sorry, but what is 'hiyaa?'"
Asian: "DO I LOOK LIKE NINJA TO YOU?! Aiyaahhh"
Non-Asian: "I'm sorry but I don't understand."
Asian: "You stoopid boy, no more fry rice, aiiyaaa!"

"Aiyah, Naruto sucks now."
by 881 January 22, 2006
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Expression used by many Asians, to exclaim frustration, annoyance, or stress, used in particular by people of Malaysia, Vietnamese, Singaporean, Chinese, Taiwanese, and in some extent Thai nationalities, but isn't limited to these nationalities and/or countries. See aiyoh
Wei Ling: How come you got 81, Nadya?
Nadya: Stupid mistake lah. Aiyah, what will ma say now?
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