See also: BAH, Bah., and bāh

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /bæ/, /bɑː/
  • Rhymes: , -ɑː
  • Homophones: baa, bar (in some pronunciations)

InterjectionEdit

bah

  1. (sometimes humorous) Expressing contempt, disgust, or bad temper.
    "My website is much better than yours!" ― "Let me check... bah!!"

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

bah

  1. An exclamation of disgust: yuck

FrenchEdit

InterjectionEdit

bah

  1. An exclamation to fill space, often used as an intensifier; well, err, um.
    Tu veux jouer aussi ? - Bah, ouais
    'Do you want to play too? - Well, yeah

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ItalianEdit

InterjectionEdit

bah

  1. Indicates astonishment, resignation and despise; usually used after noticing or hearing something you don't like or you don't know what to think about, to avoid commenting or giving an answer to a question.

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MalayEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Malayic *bah, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *bah, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *bah, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *bah, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bahaq, from Proto-Austronesian *bahaq.

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NounEdit

bah (Jawi spelling به, plural bah-bah)

  1. flood (overflow of water)
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Etymology 2Edit

Shortened form of abah, from Proto-Malayic *aba-h, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *aba-h, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *aba-h, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *aba-h, from *aba, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aba, from Proto-Austronesian *aba.

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NounEdit

bah (Jawi spelling به)

  1. Alternative form of abah.

Etymology 3Edit

Shortened form of babah, from baba, variant of bapa.

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NounEdit

bah (Jawi spelling به)

  1. Alternative form of bapa.

Etymology 4Edit

Abbrevation of bahasa, from Sanskrit भाषा (bhāṣā, language).

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AbbreviationEdit

bah (Jawi spelling به)

  1. Abbreviation of bahasa.

Etymology 5Edit

Shortened form of bawah, from Proto-Malayic *babah, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *babah, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *babah, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *babah, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *babaq, from Proto-Austronesian *babaq.

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PrepositionEdit

bah (Jawi spelling به)

  1. Alternative form of bawah.

SpanishEdit

InterjectionEdit

bah

  1. indicates disdain or unbelief

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ReferencesEdit

  • RAE: Diccionario de la lengua española
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 00:42