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An interjection popular in Canadian speech. According to linguists, a "politeness marker."

Adding "eh" to a sentence can indicate the speaker's willingness to accept dissent or to invite further discussion. Has been referred to as an "articulated question mark."

The interpretation of "eh" as carrying meaning beyond other routine interjections (huh?) is supposed to be uniquely Canadian. "Ascertaining the comprehension, continued interest, agreement, etc., of the person or persons addressed" is how the Canadian Oxford Dictionary puts it.
"Let's do something, eh?" -- where 'eh' is 'do you agree?'
"We could get a pizza, eh?" -- where 'eh' is 'if you would like to'
"I don't know about that, eh?" -- where 'eh' is 'but perhaps I might be convinced if you explained further'
"What's that, eh?" -- where 'eh' is 'I would appreciate, friend of mine, hearing your interpretation'
"The beer's cheap here, eh?" -- where 'eh' is 'so what would you like to do about that'
"It's after last call, eh?" -- where 'eh' is 'were you aware'
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An interjection or prompt spoken by Canadians.
Equivalent to the American "huh?" or "right?"
Usually used to prompt a person to respond to what was said. or to indicate a lack of understanding.
1) Joe: That girl is hot, eh?
Dave: You're damn right.

2) Dave: The dog is red and the sky is grey.
Joe: Eh??
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Literally, "That which I just said, is it not true?"
That sandwich you are eating is excellent, eh?
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A Canadian term, used at the end of a scentence which means, "do you understand?" or "do you agree?"
the Leafs are gonna win the cup fer sure, eh?

"the cup" = "Lord Stanley's Mug" = the Stanley Cup, champoinship trophy in the NHL.
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An expression for those too lazy to even say 'meh'.
Dude, you've been on the couch for like a week. You should really go outside.
Eh.
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An interjection or prompt spoken by Canadians.

I am a Toronto born and raised Canadian. This is how eh is often used here:

Typically used to replace terms such as:

"Did you know?"
Ex:
Guy 1): "McDonalds replaced the double cheese burger with the McDouble on the value menu eh?"

Guy 2): "Really? Damn... those McBastards"

Often used to replace the word 'right?'
Ex:
Guy 1) "You're going to school tomorrow, eh?"
Guy 2) "Yeah, I try not to miss class"

Also replaces 'right' in the following sentence:
ImATwin ): Taylor Lautner is so hot!
sLaShK ) : I know, eh!

"You know what I mean?"
Ex:
Guy 1): "Im going to walmart to buy toilet paper"

Guy 2): "Get the thick stuff eh? Don't be cheap"

Guy 1): "Yes of course, no one likes that thin equate stuff"

"What do you think"
Ex:
Girl 1): I bought a new pair of TOMS. Cool eh?

Guy2): Yeah, they're pretty cool. I might buy a pair as well.

"Don't you think?"
Often used to ask for a response of agreement or disagreement, similar in meaning to "don't you think?"

Ex:
Guy1): Look at those dark clouds. It looks like there might be a storm coming eh?

Guy2): Yeah definitely, I'm gonna bring an umbrella

"What was that?" or "what?"
Ex:
Guy1): *inaudibley speaking, then guy 2 catches the end of the sentence "And thats why your so dumb"
Guy2): Eh!??
Often used when someone isn't paying attention, or to assure they're listening to you.

Scenario: Two guys watching the Leafs!

Guy 1): I'm gonna order pizza pizza

Guy 2): ..... *no response

Guy 1): I'm ordering pizza EH

Guy 2): Wha? Yeah ok... shhh the game is on
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A colloquialism common to Canadian dialects, usually being added to the end of a sentence. The spoken tone of the word implies something to the effect of "do you agree?" Yet, the social connotation of the conversation's context usually implies that the speaker assumes that the listener already does agree. Therefore when a listener is presented with the post-sentence interrogative "eh," both responding in affirmation, and not responding at all, is appropriate.

In short, it's a term used to assert one's own opinion while cautiously acknowledging that the listener is of the same opinion.
Example 1:

Guy 1: I was on my ski-doo the other day and I saw a moose eating a bucket of poutine.
Guy 2: Fuck off, eh?

Example 2:

Guy 1: That girl has a big set of hooters, eh?
*Guy 2 is silent*

Example 3:
*Guy hands waitress a tip*
Waitress: Thanks alot, eh?
*Guy walks away*

Example 4:

Guy 1: There's some shit on your face, eh?
*Guy 2 beats the shit out of Guy 1*
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