ba

[ bah ]
/ bɑ /

noun Egyptian Religion.

an aspect of the soul, represented as a human-headed bird.

RELATED WORDS

Nearby words

  1. b2c,
  2. b2e,
  3. b2g,
  4. b4,
  5. b4n,
  6. ba jin,
  7. ba',
  8. ba'ath,
  9. ba'th,
  10. ba.

Origin of ba

vocalization of Egyptian

Definition for bas (2 of 5)

[ bah ]
/ bɑ /

noun

the second letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Definition for bas (3 of 5)

B.A.S.


Bachelor of Agricultural Science.
Bachelor of Applied Science.

Definition for bas (4 of 5)

à bas

[ a bah ]
/ a ˈbɑ /

French.

down with.

Origin of à bas

literally, downwards, toward (the) lower (part, location); cf. abase

Definition for bas (5 of 5)

de haut en bas

[ duh oh tahn bah ]
/ də oʊ tɑ̃ ˈbɑ /

adverb French.

from top to bottom; from head to foot.
in a haughty, disdainful manner; condescendingly.
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British Dictionary definitions for bas (1 of 5)

à bas

/ French (a bɑ) /

interjection

down with!

British Dictionary definitions for bas (2 of 5)

ba


the internet domain name for

Bosnia-Herzegovina

British Dictionary definitions for bas (3 of 5)

Ba

1
/ (bɑː) /

noun

Egyptian myth the soul, represented as a bird with a human head

British Dictionary definitions for bas (4 of 5)

Ba

2

the chemical symbol for

barium

British Dictionary definitions for bas (5 of 5)

BA


abbreviation for

Bachelor of Arts
British Academy
British Airways
British Association (for the Advancement of Science)
British Association screw thread
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Medicine definitions for bas

Ba


The symbol for the elementbarium
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Science definitions for bas

Ba


The symbol for barium.
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