lah

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lah the syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or minor scale in solmization
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Usage

In literature:

Remember that lah-de-dah bookkeeper rummy?
"The Valley of the Moon" by Jack London
Illah lah noo noo winnanunnee.
"Australian Legendary Tales" by K. Langloh Parker
It's a bing, and a zip, and a tra-la-la-lah, that makes one city a city and another not.
"Vignettes Of San Francisco" by Almira Bailey
Visited by two Cath-lah-mars who left us in the evening.
"The Journals of Lewis and Clark" by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
An' his picture fell down off the wall while I was sweepin' the pa'lah.
"The Little Colonel" by Annie Fellows Johnston
And the man La-lah, as you say, is a remarkable man.
"Children of the Frost" by Jack London
He comes from the Land of the Sun, from Lah-o-tah, at the top of the world!
"Two Thousand Miles Below" by Charles Willard Diffin
Why, yuh're a reg'lah preemoh-johnny!
"The Song of the Wolf" by Frank Mayer
Conspicuous among them all was the wigwam of Ash-te-o-lah.
"Sketches of Aboriginal Life" by V. V. Vide
The corresponding names used by Merriam are the Lah-ta and the Ta-bo-ta.
"The Aboriginal Population of the North Coast of California" by Sherburne Friend Cook
La i - la - ha i - l - la - l - la - h. La i - la - ha illa - l - lah.
"The Thousand and One Nights, Vol. I." by Anonymous
So would you, my dear fel-lah, if you'd six thousand a ye-ar!!
"Mr. Punch's Railway Book"
The two boys, Ah-we-lah and E-tuk-i-shook, deserve a place on the tablet of fame.
"My Attainment of the Pole" by Frederick A. Cook
That's paradise, sir, and no kid, with a dash of the true lah-di-dah.
"Mr. Punch's Cockney Humour" by Various
The last division listed above is the Gualacomne, synonymous with Merriam's Wah-lah-kum-ne.
"The Aboriginal Population of the San Joaquin Valley, California" by Sherburne F. Cook
The =Sheph'e-lah=, or foothills, from 300 to 500 feet high and very fertile.
"Outline Studies in the Old Testament for Bible Teachers" by Jesse Lyman Hurlbut
And E-noch had a son whose name was Me-thu-se-lah, who died at a great old age.
"Young Folks' Bible in Words of Easy Reading" by Josephine Pollard
Hudson Bays an' Mackenzie Riveh dawgs w'd done sim'lah, only they'd stahved to death tryin' it.
"Connie Morgan in Alaska" by James B. Hendryx
At a road junction is a small settlement called Kenneyville, which occupies the site of the former Indian Camp of Wis'-kah-lah.
"Guide to Yosemite" by Ansel Hall
SO WOULD YOU, MY DEAR FEL-LAH, IF YOU'D SIX THOUSAND A YE-AR!!
"Our People" by Charles Samuel Keene
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In poetry:

And rollicking TRAL-THE-RAL-LAH
Was eaten by DOODLE-DUM-DEY,
And musical DOH-REH-MI-FAH
By good little TOOTLE-DUM-TEH -
Exemplary TOOTLE-TUM-TEH!
"King Borria Bungalee Boo" by William Schwenck Gilbert
And rollicking TRAL-THE-RAL-LAH
Tapped ALACK-A-DEY-AH with her fan;
And musical DOH-REH-MI-FAH
Said, "PISH, go away, you bad man!
Go away, you delightful young man!"
"King Borria Bungalee Boo" by William Schwenck Gilbert
"There is neat little TITTY-FOL-LEH,
There is rollicking TRAL-THE-RAL-LAH,
There is jocular WAGGETY-WEH,
There is musical DOH-REH-MI-FAH -
There's the nightingale DOH-REH-MI-FAH!"
"King Borria Bungalee Boo" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Nick Waterhouse (with Allah -Lahs) brings down the house at Plush, Friday, September 28.
In Italy the phrase "alla fra diavolo" (AH-lah dee-AH-voh-loh), which means "in Brother Devil's style," refers to a dish in which chicken is sprinkled heavily with black pepper and then grilled.
Outpatient procedures such as laparoscopy (lah-puh-RAW-skuh-pee) and hysteroscopy are now available to check the female pelvic anatomy and to fix any problems contributing to infertility.
Listen Thursday for the McKinney's MOOO- LAH Sounder.
Jah-Lah Vanderhorst will be spending his honeymoon on the state's dime.
From Kyung Lah and Greg Botelho, CNN.
Legend has it that American Indians believed Green Lake ( Day Cho Lah ) had healing powers.
Hundreds turn out to pay last respects to LAHS freshman.
Michael Psilakis ( see-LAH-kees ), the self-trained, 39-year-old chef behind the new Eos at Viceroy Miami, grew up in a Greek Orthodox household in East Northpoint, Long Island.
CNN's Kyung Lah speaks to Tamae Watanabe who, at 73, is the oldest woman to climb Mount Everest .
If you would like to know more about LAH or volunteer, call 717-731-8888 or visit www. lendahand .net.
Hassan beat Ovide Lamontagne (OH'-vid lah-MAHN'-tayn) to keep the governor's seat in Democratic control.
Pay some bills off, take a vacation, buy some gifts, whatever you choose there's plenty of moo -lah to be given out.
Freshmen were at Los Alamos High School Tuesday for orientation LAHS ambassadors took students on tours highlighting access points for the new students.
An opera diva, glow stick twirlers, ballroom dancers, members of the LAHS color guard and others will shine in the limelight.
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In science:

Theorem 4 Let ˜Tn (t) be the analog of Tn (t) of Theorem 3 but now including upper limits, the whole megil lah.
A random walk on the permutation group, some formal long-time asymptotic relations
As examples, we mention tracing of the galactic bar using OSARGs (Wray et al. 2004), or the possibility to constrain the three-dimensional structure of the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds by using period-luminosity relations of pulsating red giants (Lah et al. 2005).
Standard candles from the Gaia perspective
Ln,k ) – called in the generalized Lah numbers – are determined by duality triad (7) equation xn = X0≤k≤n thus completing another example of duality triad.
The second part of on duality triads' paper
Support from the Quantum Lah at N.U.S. (among others comments of B-G Englert) is acknowledged.
Tomography of one and two qubit states and factorisation of the Wigner distribution in prime power dimensions
Acknowledgements. I would like to thank professor Mabrouk Ben Ammar and my col league Adel Khalfal lah for theirs supports.
Results dealing with the behavior of the integrated density of states of random divergence operators
We also obtain an interesting result, which combines the fractional derivatives with Stirling numbers of the second kind and Lah numbers.
Mellin Transforms of the Generalized Fractional Integrals and Derivatives
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