See also: daH

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Imitative

NounEdit

dah (plural dahs)

 
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  1. The spoken representation of a dash in radio and telegraph Morse code.
TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Burmese ဓား (dha:).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

dah (plural dahs)

  1. (Myanmar) A long knife or sword with a round cross-section grip, a long, gently curving blade with a single edge, and no guard.
    • 1922, Rudyard Kipling, "What Happened", lines 33–36, [1]
      Jowar Singh the Sikh procured sabre, quoit, and mace, / Abdul Huq, Wahabi, jerked his dagger from its place, / While amid the jungle-grass danced and grinned and jabbered / Little Boh Hla-oo and cleared his dah-blade from the scabbard.
    • 1934 October, George Orwell [pseudonym; Eric Arthur Blair], “Chapter 22”, in Burmese Days, New York, N.Y.: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, OCLC 1810828:
      It was like a sea of people, two thousand at the least, black and white in the moon, with here and there a curved dah glittering.

AnagramsEdit


IndonesianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Clipping of sudah, from Malay dah.

AdjectiveEdit

dah

  1. good, okay

Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch dag (goodbye), from Middle Dutch dach, from Old Dutch dag, from Proto-Germanic *dagaz. This word was originally spelled dag as in Dutch, but the final -g is replaced by -h and the form becomes archaic, but not in the word mag, were it always pronounced with final /h/ or /x/.

InterjectionEdit

dah

  1. bye, good bye

Etymology 3Edit

From Malay dah. Compare to Old Javanese dadah (sacrifice).

NounEdit

dah (first-person possessive dahku, second-person possessive dahmu, third-person possessive dahnya)

  1. (obsolete) service, duty
    Synonyms: dinas, jasa

Further readingEdit


MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

Shortened sudah.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

dah

  1. done

NavajoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tɑ̀h/
  • (file)

AdverbEdit

dah

  1. up, off, at an elevation, set off
    dah yooʼááłhe’s holding it up
    dah diilwodhe started off at a run

Derived termsEdit


Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dāh m (nominative plural dāgas)

  1. Alternative form of dāg

DeclensionEdit


PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

dah

  1. (Brazil, Internet slang) Alternative spelling of

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *dъxъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dȁh m (Cyrillic spelling да̏х)

  1. breath
  2. breathing, respiration
  3. stench, odor

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • dah” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Southern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the plural of Proto-Samic *tātë (this). Cognates include Pite Sami dáh (these).

PronounEdit

dah

  1. they

InflectionEdit

This pronoun needs an inflection-table template.


ZhuangEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Tai *daːᴮ (river). Cognate with Thai ท่า (tâa, pier), Lao ທ່າ (thā, pier), ᦑᦱᧈ (taa1, pier), Shan တႃႈ (tāa, pier; shallow place in water).

NounEdit

dah (Sawndip forms or or 𭰃 or or or 𭯾 or ⿲氵马犬 or , 1957–1982 spelling daƅ)

  1. river
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

ClassifierEdit

dah (Sawndip forms 𡚻 or 𰌄 or 𫰋 or or , 1957–1982 spelling daƅ)

  1. Classifier for young females.

ZouEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dah

  1. bell

ReferencesEdit

  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University, page 44