Va

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Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

Va

  1. (chemistry, obsolete) virginium
    • 2014, Marco Fontani, Mariagrazia Costa, Mary Virginia Orna, The Lost Elements: The Periodic Table's Shadow Side (page 328)
      Because he had found six minima for every salt of virginium—VaCl, VaNO3, Va2SO4, and VaOH—he asserted that virginium consisted of a mixture of six stable isotopes.

English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Va

  1. Abbreviation of Virginia.

Anagrams[edit]


Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to German Vater m

Noun[edit]

Va m

  1. father
    • 2021, Wilhelm Knicker, Plattdütske Votellsels iut iusen Ravensberger Lanne in un ümme Mennighüffen: Plattdeutsche Geschichten aus dem Ravensberger Land in und um Mennighüffen, p. 11:
      Et was Kruichstuid un iuse Va was in Rußland intoag'n.
      It was wartime and our father was inducted to Russia.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The underline (in the a of Va) is part of the spelling and marks a long vowel.