Lah vs Yah - What's the difference?

lah | yah |


As an initialism lah

is (inorganic compound) lithium aluminium hydride.

As a proper noun yah is

.

lah

English

Etymology 1

An anglicised spelling of la.

Noun

(-)
  • (music)
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) lah or (etyl)

    Particle

    (head)
  • (Manglish), Placed at the end of a sentence either for emphasis or reassurance.
  • * Don’t think so much lah !
  • * It's okay lah - It's alright. Don't worry about it.
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    yah

    English

    Etymology 1

    An alternative pronunciation, akin to yeah.

    Adverb

    (-)
  • (UK, India, South Africa) Yes.
  • Yah , we did go along but it turned out the wedding was a load of nonsense.

    Etymology 2

    From the pronunciation of “yes” which such people use.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (British, informal) An upper-class person, especially a Sloane Ranger.
  • Anagrams

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