Origin of ayah
Examples from the Web for ayah
Contemporary Examples of ayah
Ayah Abu Basheer is a lecturer at the Islamic University in Gaza City.Still Not Rebuilt From Last Time
Anna Lekas Miller
November 17, 2012
Historical Examples of ayah
They had been happy, Ayah said, with the kind lady and her children.
Ayah and little Fay were in the nursery across the passage, where there was a fire.
Ayah might not be exactly beautiful, but she was harmonious.
Since the night of Ayah's departure there had not been such a scene.
To the right you may observe an Ayah spoiling some young Britons.From Edinburgh to India & Burmah
William G. Burn Murdoch
Word Origin for ayah
"native nurse, children's governess," Anglo-Indian, 1782, from Portuguese aia, cognate with Spanish aya, Italian aja, etc., "nurse," from Latin avia "grandmother," fem. of avus "grandfather" (see uncle).