English word dash comes from Danish daske.
Dash detailed word origin explanation
|daske || Danish (dan) || |
|dassen || Middle English (enm) || |
|dash || English (eng) ||(Nigeria, and, Liberia) A bribe or gratuity; a gift. (by extension) The longer of the two symbols of Morse code.. (colloquial) Also used to refer to a hyphen or minus sign.. (dated, euphemistic) A stand-in for a censored word, like "Devil" or "damn". (Compare deuce.). (typography) Any of the following symbols: ‒ (figure dash), – (en dash), — (em dash), or ― (horizontal bar).. A dashboard.. A [...] |
Words with the same origin as dash