Dah in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is dah a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word dah is a Scrabble US word. The word dah is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

D2A1H4

Is dah a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word dah is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

D2A1H4

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D2A1H3

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Valid words made from Dah

You can make 6 words from 'dah' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'dah'

DAH 7HAD 7

2 letters words from 'dah'

AD 3AH 5
DA 3HA 5

All 3 letters words made out of dah

dah adh dha hda ahd had

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word dah. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in dah.

Definitions and meaning of dah

dah

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɑː/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː

Etymology 1

Imitative

Noun

dah (plural dahs)

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

Translations

See also

  • dit

Etymology 2

From Burmese ဓား (dha:)

Alternative forms

  • dha

Noun

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.

Anagrams

  • ADH, AHD, DHA, HDA, had

Indonesian

Adjective

dah

  1. good, okay

Malay

Etymology

Shortened sudah.

Pronunciation

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

Adjective

dah

  1. done

Navajo

Pronunciation

Adverb

dah

  1. up, off, at an elevation, set off

Derived terms


Old English

Alternative forms

  • dāg, dōh, daag

Etymology

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

  • IPA(key): /dɑːx/

Noun

dāh m (nominative plural dāgas)

  1. dough

Descendants

  • Middle English: dogh, douȝh, dowgh, dagh, dow, dowhȝ, doghȝe, doȝ, douw
    • English: dough (dialectal duff)
    • Scots: daich, dauch
    • Yola: doaugh, dhoaugh

Portuguese

Verb

dah

  1. (Internet slang) Alternative spelling of

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *dъxъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dâx/

Noun

dȁh m (Cyrillic spelling да̏х)

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

Declension

References

  • “dah” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Southern Sami

Etymology

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

Pronoun

dah

  1. they

Inflection

This pronoun needs an inflection-table template.


Zhuang

Pronunciation

  • (Standard Zhuang) IPA(key): /ta˧/
  • Tone numbers: da6
  • Hyphenation: dah

Etymology 1

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

dah (old orthography daƅ, Sawndip forms 汏, 㳠, 𭰃, 他, 驮, 𭯾, 䭾)

  1. river
Derived terms
  • dahmbwn

Etymology 2

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

Classifier

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

  1. Classifier for young females.

Zou

Noun

dah

  1. bell

References

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

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a dash in morse code.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)