Meaning of alala in English:

alala

Pronunciation /aləˈlɑː/

exclamation

History
  • Expressing exultation, encouragement, etc.: used as a battle cry by the ancient Greeks.

noun

rare History
  • A cry of ‘alala’.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Leigh (1603–1671), writer. From ancient Greek (Doric) ἀλαλά (Attic ἀλαλή) loud shout, war cry, of imitative origin.