rah

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hurrah.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

rah

  1. An exclamation of encouragement.
    • 2011, Kern Alexander, ‎M. David Alexander, American Public School Law (page 668)
      Not so very long ago, a row of docile cheerleaders would say, “rah, rah, rah, sis-boombah”—maybe a leg would kick up into the air, perhaps a jump under the cheerleader's own power.

Noun[edit]

rah (plural rahs)

  1. (Britain) A person (especially a student) with a posh accent who looks down on those who are 'common'.
    • 2012, Helen Pidd, Letter from India: it's no easy matter being a woman looking for a decent drink in Delhi, The Guardian [1]
      I didn't need to make a mental note not to follow their advice: like every other pretentious foreigner from the gap year rahs to the retired yoga addicts, I had no intention of stepping into a shopping centre. I was going to discover the real India.

Adjective[edit]

rah (comparative more rah, superlative most rah)

  1. (Britain) Posh.

Anagrams[edit]


Mizo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *b-ras (rice). Cognate found in Tibetan འབྲས ('bras).

Noun[edit]

rah

  1. fruit, berry
    rah tlanbird-traps consisting of a kind of fruit
  2. acorn, nut

Verb[edit]

rah

  1. to bear fruit
    rah duhfor a tree to be fruitful
    rah ṭhato bear good fruit
    rah chhiato bear bad fruit

Somali[edit]

Noun[edit]

rah f

  1. frog