Complete Definition of "Pa"

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Translingual

Symbol
Pa

  1. element symbol The symbol for protactinium.
  2. metrology The symbol for pascal, a unit of pressure and of stress.

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English

Pronunciation
IPA|/paË/, SAMPA|/pa:/

Noun
en-noun|not generally used in the plural

  1. context|colloquial|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.
:Hey, Pa, I'd like you to meet my friend Jamie.

Synonyms
sense|father da qualifier|Irish, dad, daddy, papa, pater
sense|grandfather grandpa, grandpappy

Translations
trans-top|father
French: t|fr|papà|m
trans-mid
Italian: t|it|papà|m, t|it|babbo|m
trans-bottom

trans-top|grandfather
French: t|fr|pépé|m
trans-mid
Italian: t|it|nonno|m
trans-bottom

See also
grandpa
ma
pa

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