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3 letters words from 'bah'

BAH 8 

2 letters words from 'bah'

AB 4AH 5
BA 4HA 5

All 3 letters words made out of bah

bah abh bha hba ahb hab

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Definitions and meaning of bah

bah

Etymology 1

Alternative forms

  • baugh (archaic)

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /bæ/, /bɑː/
  • Rhymes: , -ɑː
  • Homophones: baa, bar (in some pronunciations)

Interjection

bah

  1. (sometimes humorous) Expressing contempt, disgust, or bad temper.
Synonyms
  • (expressing contempt): pht, feh, meh, pooh, pshaw, poh, pish; see also Thesaurus:bah
  • (expressing disgust): bleh, ick, ych a fi; see also Thesaurus:yuck
Derived terms
  • bah humbug
  • pooh-bah, poobah
Translations

Etymology 2

Alternative forms

  • baa

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /bɑː/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː
  • Homophones: baa, bar (in some pronunciations)

Noun

bah (plural bahs)

  1. Alternative spelling of baa (the cry of a sheep or goat).

Etymology 3

From Mandarin (ba).

Pronunciation

Particle

bah

  1. (Singlish) This term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Anagrams

  • ABH, AHB, BHA, HAB, HBA, Hab, Hab., hab

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɑ/
  • Hyphenation: bah

Interjection

bah

  1. An exclamation of disapproval, contempt or disgust: bah, yuck

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ba/

Interjection

bah

  1. No.
    Bah, bah, bah !
    No, no, no!
  2. An exclamation to fill space, often used as an intensifier; well, err, um.
    Tu veux jouer aussi ? - Bah, ouais.
    Do you want to play too? - Well, yeah.

Synonyms

  • (exclamation to fill space): ben

Further reading

  • “bah” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • hab

German

Alternative forms

  • bäh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ba(h)/, /baː/, /ba.aː/

Interjection

bah

  1. an exclamation of disgust: yuck, etc.

Synonyms

  • igitt
  • iiih
  • pfui
  • üäh

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈba/
  • Rhymes: -a

Interjection

bah

  1. Indicates astonishment, resignation and despise; usually used after noticing or hearing something you don't like or you don't know what to think about, to avoid commenting or giving an answer to a question.

See also

  • mah

References

  • Treccani (Duro)

Malay

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bah/
  • Rhymes: -bah, -ah

Etymology 1

From Proto-Malayic *baah, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *baah, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *baah, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bahaq, from Proto-Austronesian *baSaq.

Alternative forms

  • به

Noun

bah (Jawi spelling به, plural bah-bah)

  1. flood (overflow of water)
Synonyms
  • banjir / بنجير

Etymology 2

Shortened form of abah, from Proto-Malayic *aba-h, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *aba-h, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *aba-h, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aba, from Proto-Austronesian *aba.

Alternative forms

  • abah
  • aba
  • ابه
  • اب
  • به

Noun

bah (Jawi spelling به)

  1. Alternative form of abah

Etymology 3

Shortened form of babah, from baba, variant of bapa.

Alternative forms

  • bapa
  • baba
  • babah
  • bapanda
  • bapai
  • bapak
  • bapang
  • papa
  • باڤ
  • بابا
  • بابه
  • به
  • باڤندا
  • باڤاي
  • باڤق
  • باڤڠ
  • ڤاڤ

Noun

bah (Jawi spelling به)

  1. Alternative form of bapa

Etymology 4

Abbreviation of bahasa, from Sanskrit भाषा (bhāṣā, language).

Alternative forms

  • bahasa
  • بهاس
  • به

Noun

bah (Jawi spelling به)

  1. Abbreviation of bahasa.

Etymology 5

Shortened form of bawah, from Proto-Malayic *babah, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *babah, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *babah, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *babaq, from Proto-Austronesian *babaq.

Alternative forms

  • bawah
  • باوه
  • به

Preposition

bah (Jawi spelling به)

  1. Alternative form of bawah

Min Nan


Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈba/, [ˈba]

Interjection

bah

  1. indicates disdain or unbelief

See also

  • qué va

References

  • “bah” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Zou

Verb

bah

  1. bet

References

  • http://www.languageinindia.com/feb2013/zouphonologyfinal.pdf

Source: wiktionary.org
  • expressing disgust.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)