List of Medieval Exclamations & Archaic Interjections! Te Deum!

Somewhere in the Caribbean a sword fight ensues between two exclamation- and interjection-loving roisterers.

See what kind of interesting and archaic words they use to express how they feel.

Archaic and/or Medieval Exclamations and Interjections

medieval exclamations
medieval stuff rules the world

Alas and alack: “To our misfortune” “Unfortunately” “Sadly”

Example: Alas and alack, the duel ‘twixt two strangers begins somewhere in the Caribbean.

Adieu: “Goodbye!” “Farewell!”

Example: Adieu, poltroon! Fall on my spadroon!

Viva: “Long live!”

Example: Adieu to you, craven! Viva Captain Flint!

Voila: “There you go!”

Example: Have it your way, macho. Voila! Take that!

En garde: “On guard!”

Example: Ha! Your spadroon is no match for my cutlass! En garde, dead man!

Egad: “Oh!” “Wow!” “Yes!”

Example: Egad, how did you hit me? You will pay for that, old man!”

Gad: “Oh my god!”

Example: Ha! You really think?–Gad, my wrist! You cheat! You are the one who will pay!”

Faugh: “Disgusting!”

Example: Faugh, you may have a superior sword but I have superior skill, pendejo.

Huzzah: “Yay!” “Oh yeah!”

Example: Oh yeah? I don’t think so! Huzzah! Take this! What? How did you block that?

Quotha: “Really it is so” “Indeed!” “Forsooth”

Example: I blocked your attack because, like I said, pendejo, your skills are lacking, quotha.

Fie: “Damn!” “Disgusting!”

Example: Fie, that snake in your mouth makes me sick.”

Oyez: “Hear ye!” “Attention!” “Hearken!”

Example: If my tongue makes you so sick–oyez! Oyez! Oyez, my friend. My tongue will hiss you off to your grave and–egad, my heart! You bastard! You stabbed me in the heart!

Tut-tut: “What a shame” “Tsk tsk”

Example: You had skill but, tut-tut, you talked too much.

Speak your mind freely