[ bah ]
/ bɑ /
noun Egyptian Religion.
an aspect of the soul, represented as a human-headed bird.
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What does “barren” mean?
Origin of ba
vocalization of Egyptian bʾ
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[ bah ]
/ bɑ /
the second letter of the Arabic alphabet.
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Bachelor of Arts.
Origin of B.A.1
First recorded in 1755–65, B.A. is from New Latin Baccalaureus Artium
Definition for ba (7 of 7)
British Association (for Advancement of Science).
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British Dictionary definitions for ba (1 of 5)
the internet domain name for
British Dictionary definitions for ba (2 of 5)
/ (bɔː, bɑː) /
the ba' a game somewhat like rugby played in Orkney at Christmas and New Year between two very large teams of players
the ba' or handba' a similar game played at Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders in mid-February
the stuffed leather ball used in these games
Word Origin for ba'
Scots form of ball 1
British Dictionary definitions for ba (3 of 5)
/ (bɑː) /
Egyptian myth the soul, represented as a bird with a human head
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the chemical symbol for
British Dictionary definitions for ba (5 of 5)
Bachelor of Arts
British Association (for the Advancement of Science)
British Association screw thread
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Medical definitions for ba
The symbol for the elementbarium
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Scientific definitions for ba
The symbol for barium.
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