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]

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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

Kashmiri[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

dah

  1. ten

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened sudah.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dah

  1. Done!

Navajo[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

dah

  1. (Internet slang) Alternative spelling of

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dъxъ.

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Noun[edit]

dȁh m (Cyrillic spelling да̏х)

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

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • dah” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Southern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

dah

  1. they

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