dah

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Imitative

Noun[edit]

dah (plural dahs)

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

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Burmese ဓား (dha:)

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Noun[edit]

dah (plural dahs)

  1. (Burma) 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, George Orwell, Burmese Days, Chapter 22, [2]
      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.

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Indonesian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dah

  1. good, okay

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened sudah.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dah

  1. done

Navajo[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɑ̀h/
  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

dah

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

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *daigaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeyǵʰ- (to knead, form, mold). Compare Old High German teig (German Teig), Old Norse deig (Danish dej, Swedish deg), Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌹𐌲𐍃 (daigs).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dāh m (nominative plural dāgas)

  1. dough

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

dah

  1. (Internet slang) Alternative spelling of

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dъxъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dȁh m (Cyrillic spelling да̏х)

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

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • dah” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Southern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronoun[edit]

dah

  1. they

Inflection[edit]

This pronoun needs an inflection-table template.


Zhuang[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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).

Noun[edit]

dah (Sawndip forms , , 𭰃, , , 𭯾, , old orthography daƅ)

  1. river
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Etymology 2[edit]

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

Classifier[edit]

dah (Sawndip forms 𡚻, 𫰋, , , old orthography daƅ)

  1. Classifier for young females.

Zou[edit]

Noun[edit]

dah

  1. bell

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