Complete Definition of "pa"

see|Appendix:Variations of "pa"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/pÊ°aË/
SAMPA|/pa:/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË|-ÉË

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
(father): da (Irish) , dad, daddy, papa, pater
(grandfather): grandpa, grandpappy

Translations

trans-top|father
Dutch: pa m
French: papa#French|papa m
German: Vati m
trans-mid
Italian: papà#Italian|papà m, babbo#Italian|babbo m
Russian: папа#Russian|папа (pápa) m
Spanish: papá#Spanish|papá m
trans-bottom

trans-top|grandfather
Dutch: opa m
French: pépé m
German: Opa m
trans-mid
Italian: nonno m
Russian: дедÑÑка (déduÅ¡ka) m
Spanish: abuelo m, abuelito m
trans-bottom

See also
grandpa
ma

Category:English two-letter words


Albanian

Preposition
pa

  1. without

Category:Albanian prepositions


Basque

Noun
pa

  1. kiss

Category:Basque nouns


Bosnian

Conjunction
pa

  1. so
  2. and

Category:Bosnian conjunctions


Breton

Conjunction
pa

  1. when, if

Category:Breton conjunctions


Catalan

Noun
pa m

  1. bread

Category:Catalan nouns


Classical Nahuatl

Etymology
IPA|/pa/

Transitive verb

  1. To dye.

References
cite book |authorAndrews, J. Richard |year2003 |titleWorkbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl |editionrevised edition |locationNorman |publisherUniversity of Oklahoma Press |pages=p. 244
cite book |authorKarttunen, Frances |year1983 |titleAn Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl |locationAustin |publisherUniversity of Texas Press |pagesp. 182

Category:Classical Nahuatl verbs


Dutch

Noun
pa

  1. pa

Category:Dutch nouns


Guaraní

Cardinal number
pa

  1. ten

Category:Guarani numbers
Category:Guaraní language


Latvian

Preposition
pa

  1. on

Category:Latvian prepositions


Lojban

Cmavo
pa (rafsi: pav)

  1. one

Category:jbo:Cardinal numbers


Mandarin

Pinyin syllable
pa

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

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.

Category:Mandarin pinyin


Maori

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

  1. A Maori fortified camp.

Variant spelling
rfc-header|Variant spelling
pah (not used in written Maori)

Category:Maori nouns


Min Nan

Pronunciation
IPA|[ pa˥˥ ]

Phonetic syllable
pa (POJ, traditional and simplified å§)

  1. transliteration for ba or bar

Usage notes
å§ is not used as a modal particle in Min Nan. The particle hoÍâ¿|hounicode|Íâ¿ provides a similar effect.

Derived terms
éå§ (chiú-pa)


Old Prussian

Pronunciation
IPA|...
SAMPA|/.../

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

Preposition
pa

  1. under

Adverb
pa

  1. under

Category:Old Prussian prepositions
Category:Old Prussian adverbs


Romanian

Etymology
Hung.|ro term|pá|langhu, G.|ro term|pa|langde.

Pronunciation
IPA|[pa]|lang=ro

Interjection
infl|ro|interjection

  1. bye

Serbian

Conjunction
pa

  1. so
  2. and

Cyrillic spelling
па#Serbian|па

Category:Serbian conjunctions


Swahili

Preposition
pa

  1. of

Category:Swahili prepositions

ca:pa
de:pa
el:pa
es:pa
fr:pa
gl:pa
ko:pa
io:pa
ku:pa
ja:pa
no:pa
pl:pa
pt:pa
ru:pa
sl:pa
vi:pa
tr:pa

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