pa

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortened from papa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pa (plural pas)

  1. (colloquial) Father, papa.
  2. A short form of grandpa, grandfather.
Usage notes[edit]
  • Often capitalized when used to refer to a specific person; see Pa.
Hey, Pa, I'd like you to meet my friend Jamie.
Synonyms[edit]
Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

pa (plural pas)

  1. A Maori fort.

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

pa (plural pa's)

  1. dad, father

Derived terms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Albanian[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *apa, from Proto-Indo-European *h2(e)po- 'off, away'. Cognate to Ancient Greek ἄπα (apa), ἀπά (apa, away, off).

Preposition[edit]

pa (+accusative)

  1. without
  2. thus, then, so

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Anuta[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *fa, from Proto-Oceanic *pat, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Austronesian *Səpat.

Numeral[edit]

pa

  1. (cardinal) four

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Spanish pa, a contracted form of para.

Preposition[edit]

pa

  1. for

Usage notes[edit]

  • 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[edit]


Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

pa

  1. kiss

Breton[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

pa

  1. when, if

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal pan, from Latin pānis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pa m (plural pans)

  1. bread

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Verb[edit]

  1. (transitive) To dye

References[edit]

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

Dakota[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Noun[edit]

pa

  1. head

References[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pa m (plural pa's, diminutive paatje n)

  1. pa

Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

pa (plural pa-oj, accusative singular pa-on, accusative plural pa-ojn)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter P/p.

See also[edit]


Fala[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pera.

Preposition[edit]

pa

  1. to (indicates application of an adjective)
    • 2000, Domingo Frades Gaspar, Vamus a falal: Notas pâ coñocel y platical en nosa fala, Editora regional da Extremadura, Theme I, Chapter 3: Radós:
      A radón mais grandi pa defendela é que é nossa LENGUA MATERNA, a “primeira lengua que un indivíduu aprendi de maneira ínnconscienti duranti a sua infancia” i en ela han aprindiu a idel as primeiras palabras []
      The greatest reason to defend it is that it is our NATIVE LANGUAGE, the “first language that an individual learns in an unconscious manner during his infancy” and in it learned how to say his first words []
  2. for (directed at, intended to belong to or to be appropriate for)
    • 2000, Domingo Frades Gaspar, Vamus a falal: Notas pâ coñocel y platical en nosa fala, Editora regional da Extremadura, Theme I, Chapter 4: ¿Guerras, moas?:
      Encontramus opiniós pa tos os gustus.
      We found opinions for every taste.
  3. to, towards (indicates destination)
    • 2000, Domingo Frades Gaspar, Vamus a falal: Notas pâ coñocel y platical en nosa fala, Editora regional da Extremadura, Theme IX, Chapter 4: ¿Fala transerrana?:
      I nos, inda hoxii, con autonomía i tó siguimus idendu: “Vo pa Castilla”, []
      And to this day we, with autonomy and everything, keep on saying: “I’ll go to Castille”, []

Guaraní[edit]

Numeral[edit]

pa

  1. ten

Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French pas

Adverb[edit]

pa

  1. not

Usage notes[edit]

  • Double negatives (e.g. pa ... janm or pa ... anyen) are grammatically correct in Haitian Creole.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

pa

  1. rōmaji reading of
  2. rōmaji reading of

Latvian[edit]

Preposition[edit]

pa (with accusative or dative)

  1. on

Lojban[edit]

Lojban cardinal numbers
 <  no pa re  > 
    Cardinal : pa

Cmavo[edit]

pa (rafsi pav)

  1. one

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

pa

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notes[edit]

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

Maori[edit]

Noun[edit]

pa

  1. A Maori fortified camp.

Min Nan[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Syllable[edit]

pa (POJ, traditional and simplified )

  1. transliteration for ba or bar

Usage notes[edit]

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

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • "" (in Taiwanese/English), On-line Taiwanese/Mandarin Dictionary (台文/華文線頂辭典). URL accessed on 2011-01-30.

Occitan[edit]

Adverb[edit]

pa

  1. not (indicates negation)

Old Prussian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Proto-Indo-European root *upo- (under, up).

Preposition[edit]

pa

  1. under

Adverb[edit]

pa

  1. under

Palu'e[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Austronesian *Səpat.

Numeral[edit]

pa

  1. (cardinal) four

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

pa

  1. (familiar) bye

Synonyms[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Preposition[edit]

pa

  1. (Africa, rural areas of Brazil) Contraction of para.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Hungarian .

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

pa

  1. bye

Synonyms[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Common South Slavic; compare Slovene pa, Bulgarian па (pa). See also pa-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

pa (Cyrillic spelling па)

  1. (and) then (= ȍndā)
    prvo ću skočiti ja, pa ti — I'll jump first, (and) then you
    učenje pa odmor pa zabava — learning, then rest, then fun
  2. (and) so
    potrošio sam sav novac, pa sam se morao vratiti kući — I've spent all of my money, so I had to return home
  3. (with da or màkar) even if, even though, although
  4. (with ȉpāk) (and, but) yet, still
    bogat je, pa ipak usamljen — he's rich, but still lonely
  5. (with da + i) even if

Particle[edit]

pa (Cyrillic spelling па)

  1. (for emphasis) but, well
    pa dobro! — well, all right!
    pa što je s tobom? — what's wrong with you?
    pa i ne baš — not really
    pa što onda? — so what?

Slovene[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

pa

  1. and Jaz pa ti. - Me and you.
  2. but Je dober, ne pa najbolši. - He is good but not the best.
  3. so Zaspal je, pa je zamudil šolo. - He overslept, so he was late for school.

Spanish[edit]

Preposition[edit]

pa

  1. (colloquial) apocopic form of para

Alternative forms[edit]

See also[edit]


Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pa- + -a

Particle[edit]

pa

  1. of (locative)

Usage notes[edit]

Used when the possessee is in the locative (meaning "place at which"); see -a for more.

Verb[edit]

pa (infinitive kupa)

  1. to give

Conjugation[edit]



Usage notes[edit]

  • This verb must be used with an object prefix:
  • Nimewakupa kitabu (I have given them a book)
  • Nijawapa kitabu (I have not (yet) given them a book)

Walloon[edit]

Noun[edit]

pa m

  1. father

Coordinate terms[edit]


Zazaki[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pṓds (foot), cognates include Sanskrit पद् (pád), Latin pes (French pied), German Fuß, English foot.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pa

  1. leg, foot