Meaning of LA in English


la 1

/lah/ , n., Music.

1. the syllable used for the sixth tone of a diatonic scale.

2. (in the fixed system of solmization) the tone A. Cf. sol-fa (def. 1).

[ 1350-1400; ME; see GAMUT ]

la 2

/law, lah/ , interj. Archaic or Dial.

(used as an exclamation of wonder, surprise, etc.): La, sir, how you do go on!

[ bef. 1150; ME, OE; weak var. of la LO ]

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