dahn

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English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

dahn (not comparable)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of down.
    • 1920, Fritz August Voigt, Combed Out[1]:
      At the end o' the six paces yer cuts yer 'and away an' brings it smartly dahn ter yer side an' looks to yer front.
    • 1904, David Christie Murray, VC -- A Chronicle of Castle Barfield and of the Crimea[2]:
      He's got a kind of a way with him an' he sits dahn with the like of huz, and he talks to us as if we was men in place o' bein' cattle, which is the way with most on 'em.

Preposition[edit]

dahn

  1. Eye dialect spelling of down.
    • 2007, Howard Whitehouse, Bill Slavin, The Faceless Fiend: The Faceless Fiend: Being the Tale of a Criminal Mastermind, His Masked Minions and a Princess with a Butter Knife, Involving Explosives and a Certain Amount of Pushing and Shoving, Book 2
      “So, wot, people'd pay to throw you dahn the stairs? Dunno abaht that. People in these parts is used to throwing one another dahn stairs for free.