H h


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [hah]
    • /hɑ/
    • /hɑː/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [hah]
    • /hɑ/

Definitions of ha word

  • noun ha the 26th letter of the Arabic alphabet, representing a glottal spirant consonant sound. 1
  • noun ha Used to express surprise, suspicion, triumph, or some other emotion. 1
  • interjection ha expressing triumph 1
  • interjection ha expressing derision 1
  • exclamation ha Ha is used in writing to represent a noise that people make to show they are surprised, annoyed, or pleased about something. 0
  • noun ha ha. is a written abbreviation for hectare. 0

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Origin of ha

First appearance:

before 1250
One of the 11% oldest English words
Middle English word dating back to 1250-1300; See origin at ha-ha1

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Ha


ha popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 91% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

ha usage trend in Literature

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Antonyms for ha

noun ha

  • miha — a young fern frond which has not yet opened

Top questions with ha

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