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See also: dha, DHA, and dhá

Scottish Gaelic[edit]


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


  • IPA(key): /ɣaː/
  • (file)


a dhà

  1. (cardinal) two

Usage notes[edit]

  • 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.


  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • ” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.