AskDefine | Define ha

Dictionary Definition

HA n : (astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing; the right ascension for an observer at a particular location and time of day [syn: hour angle]

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Translingual

Symbol

ha

English

Pronunciation

Interjection

  1. A representation of laughter.
    Ha, ha, ha! That’s funny.
  2. An exclamation of triumph or discovery.
    Ha! Checkmate!

Translations

a representation of laughter.
an exclamation of triumph or discovery.

Related terms

Albanian

Verb

  1. To eat.

Breton

Conjunction

  1. and

Synonyms

  • hag - used before a vowel

Esperanto

Interjection

  1. ah

Faroese

Pronunciation

  • [haː]

Interjection

  1. Pardon?
  2. isn't it?

Finnish

Interjection

  1. ha (expressing laughter)

Conjunction

  1. and

Hungarian

Conjunction

  1. if (introduces conditional clause)

Interjection

ha
  1. (indicates anger or surprise)
    • 1857 Arany János, A walesi bárdok
      Ha, ha! Mi zúg? … mi éji dal
      London utcáin ez?

Icelandic

Interjection

  1. what?, come again?, I'm sorry?

Interlingua

Verb

  1. have, has, (''short form of habe, the present tense of the verb haber)

Italian

Verb

Japanese

Noun

  1. tooth
  2. blade
  3. leaf
  4. : hiragana letter は (ha)
  5. : katakana letter ハ (ha)

Latin

Interjection

  1. hurrah!, ha ha! (onomatopoeia expressing joy or laughter)

Related terms

Noun

  1. The letter H or h.

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

ha
  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, , , , or .

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Verb

Norwegian

Verb

  1. To have.

Spanish

Verb

  1. has

Swedish

Pronunciation

Verb

  1. To have; to possess, or to have as a property.
    John har två katter.
    John has two cats.
    Den slipsen har en fruktansvärd färg.
    That tie has a terrible colour.
  2. Used together with the supine form of a verb in the construction of perfect or pluperfect forms
    Jenny har haft en hund en gång i tiden.
    Jenny has had a dog, once.
  3. To come into possession of something concrete or abstract.
    Vi hade riktigt trevligt igår kväll.
    We had a really nice time last night.

Alternative spellings

Interjection

  1. ha i same as the English

Extensive Definition

HA, Ha, ha, and hA can refer to various things, depending on case.
The all-uppercase HA may refer to:
Ha can mean:
ha can mean:
hA can mean:
  • Hectoampere, an SI unit of electric current (worth 100 A)

See also

  • Haha, disambiguation
ha in Danish: HA
ha in German: HA
ha in Spanish: Ha (desambiguación)
ha in Esperanto: Ha (apartigilo)
ha in French: HA
ha in Korean: HA
ha in Indonesian: Ha
ha in Italian: HA
ha in Swahili (macrolanguage): Ha
ha in Dutch: Ha
ha in Japanese: HA
ha in Norwegian: HA
ha in Polish: HA
ha in Portuguese: Ha (desambiguação)
ha in Kölsch: HA (Watt ėßß datt?)
ha in Finnish: Ha
ha in Vietnamese: Ha
ha in Chinese: HA
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