DA

Etymology 1

Noun

da (plural das)

(Ireland, Scotland, Northern England) Father.

Synonyms

• pa, Pa

• daddy

Etymology 2

Noun

da (uncountable)

(slang, Russianism) Yes; an affirmative response.

Interjection

da

(slang, Russianism) Yes.

Antonyms

• nyet

Etymology 3

Article

da

Pronunciation spelling of the.

Usage notes

• Commonly used to represent the pronunciation of various second-language varieties of English where the first language of the speaker does not contain the phoneme /ð/.

• In the US, especially common in representations of speakers from Chicago and New York.

Etymology 4

Imitative.

Interjection

da

A meaningless syllable used when singing a tune or indicating a rhythm.

Anagrams

• 'ad, -ad, A.D., AD, ad, ad-, ad.

Proper noun

Da

A great serpent in the mythology of Dahomey

Anagrams

• 'ad, -ad, A.D., AD, ad, ad-, ad.

Noun

DA (plural DAs or DA's)

Initialism of district attorney.

Initialism of duck's arse (haircut).

Initialism of Doctor of Arts.

(Internet) Initialism of domain administration.

Initialism of dairy association.

(biochemistry) Initialism of dopamine.

(anatomy) Initialism of descending aorta.

(anatomy) Initialism of ductus arteriosus.

Proper noun

DA

Initialism of Department of the Army.

Initialism of Department of Agriculture.

Anagrams

• 'ad, -ad, A.D., AD, ad, ad-, ad.

Source: Wiktionary



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