La meaning

La is an old word which is defined as "Oh look!"

An example of la used as an interjection is in the sentence, "La! What a beautiful bird!" which means "Oh look! What a beautiful bird!"

interjection
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(now chiefly dial.) Oh; look.
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Alternative form of LA.
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La is a syllable used for the sixth tone of the seven note diatonic scale - do-re-mi-fa-sol-la-si-do.

An example of la is a musical sound.

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Louisiana.
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Los Angeles.
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(bible) Lamentations.
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Louisiana.
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(music) A syllable used in solfège to represent the sixth note of a major scale.
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Al , Al, AL.
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The sixth tone of the diatonic scale in solfeggio.
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Latin America.
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Legislative Assembly.
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(music) A syllable representing the sixth tone of the diatonic scale.
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(geo, proper, place) Los Angeles.
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(geo, proper, place) Louisiana.
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(archaic) Expressing surprise, anger. etc.
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The ccTLD for Laos as assigned by the IANA.
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Used in African-American female given names.

Lakeisha.

Latoya.

LaTanya.

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Used to express emphasis or indicate surprise.
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Lanthanum.
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Prefixed to the name of a woman, with ironic effect (as though an opera prima donna).
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Origin of la

  • Middle English from Medieval Latin gamut

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Originally as the first syllable of Latin labii.

    From Wiktionary

  • . + ISO 3166-1 country code for Laos, la.

    From Wiktionary

  • From French la, Italian la.

    From Wiktionary

  • Old English .

    From Wiktionary