Lah in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is lah a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word lah is a Scrabble US word. The word lah is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

L1A1H4

Is lah a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word lah is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

L1A1H4

Is lah a Words With Friends word?

The word lah is NOT a Words With Friends word.

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Valid words made from Lah

You can make 5 words from 'lah' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'lah'

LAH 6 

2 letters words from 'lah'

AH 5AL 2
HA 5LA 2

All 3 letters words made out of lah

lah alh lha hla ahl hal

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

Definitions and meaning of lah

lah

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɑ/

Etymology 1

An anglicised spelling of la.

Noun

lah (plural lahs)

  1. (music) Alternative spelling of la

Etymology 2

From Malay lah or Cantonese (laa1).

Particle

lah

  1. (Manglish, Singlish) Placed at the end of a phrase or sentence either for emphasis or reassurance.

Anagrams

  • Ahl, HAL, HLA, Hal, LHA

Further reading

  • Singlish "lah", with a possible deep connection to colloquial Arabic from Language Log
  • Manglish "lah" and its affinity to Arabic "muhibbah" from Language Log

Malay

Etymology

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lah/

Particle

lah

  1. (informal) Final particle indicating an imperative, reassurance or emphasis.

Descendants

  • English: lah (or directly from Cantonese )

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • laȝ, laȝgh, laghe, lawe, law, louȝ, lou, loȝ, logh, lough, low, lowe, loue

Etymology

From Old Norse lágr, from Proto-Germanic *lēgaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɑːx/

Adjective

lāh (plural and weak singular lāhe, comparative lāhere, superlative lāhest)

  1. low

Related terms

  • aloue

Descendants

  • English: low
  • Scots: laich

References

  • “loue, adj.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a musical note.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)