See also: dha, DHA, and dhá

Scottish GaelicEdit


From Old Irish , from Proto-Celtic *dwau, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁.


  • IPA(key): /ɣaː/
  • (file)


a dhà

  1. two

Usage notesEdit

  • Used when free-standing (counting, telling a row of numerals etc.), otherwise is used.
    Fòn a h-aon, a h-aon, a dhà!Phone one-one-two!
    Tha chàr aige.He has two cars.
    Tha a dhà aice cuideachd.She has two as well.


  • dhà” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language