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English

Pronunciation

Noun

pa (not generally used in the plural)

  1. (colloquially and in direct address) Father, papa.
  2. A short form of grandpa, grandfather.

Usage notes

  • Often capitalized when used to refer to a specific person; see Pa.
Hey, Pa, I'd like you to meet my friend Jamie.

Synonyms

Translations

See also


Albanian

Preposition

pa

  1. without

Asturian

Etymology

Compare Spanish pa, a contracted form of para.

Preposition

pa

  1. for

Usage notes

  • The preposition pa contracts to p' before a word beginning with a- or ha-: p'Asturies (for Asturias), p'haber (for to have)

Derived terms


Basque

Noun

pa

  1. kiss

Bosnian

Conjunction

pa

  1. so
  2. and

Breton

Conjunction

pa

  1. when, if

Catalan

Noun

pa m.

  1. bread

Classical Nahuatl

Etymology

Verb

Transitive

  1. To dye.

References

  • Andrews, J. Richard (2003). Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, revised edition, p. 244, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.
  • Karttunen, Frances (1983). An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, p. 182, Austin: University of Texas Press.

Croatian

Conjunction

pa

  1. so
  2. and

Dutch

Noun

pa

  1. pa

Guaraní

Cardinal number

pa

  1. ten

Latvian

Preposition

pa

  1. on

Lojban

Cmavo

pa (rafsi: pav)

  1. one

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

pa

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of three tones, , , or .

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.


Maori

Alternative spellings

pah (not used in written Maori)

Noun

pa (plural: and "cases" invariable in Maori but English use may have pas)

  1. A Maori fortified camp.

Min Nan

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ pa˥˥ ]

Phonetic syllable

pa (POJ, traditional and simplified )

  1. transliteration for ba or bar

Usage notes

  • 吧 is not used as a modal particle in Min Nan. The particle ho͘ provides a similar effect.

Derived terms


Old Prussian

Pronunciation

Etymology

From the PIE root *upo- (under, up).

Preposition

pa

  1. under

Adverb

pa

  1. under

Palu'e

Number

pa

  1. four

Romanian

Etymology

Hungarian , [[w:Template:lang:de language|Template:lang:de]][[Category:ro:Template:lang:de derivations]] pa.

Pronunciation

Interjection

pa [[Category:Template:lang:ro interjections|pa]]

  1. bye

Serbian

Conjunction

pa

  1. so
  2. and

Cyrillic spelling


Spanish

Preposition

pa

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Apocopic form of para.

Alternative spellings

See also


Swahili

Preposition

pa

  1. of

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