Origin of pa
Related Words for papublicist, dad, papa, parent, predecessor, ancestor, pop, daddy, origin, sire, source, progenitor, padre, begetter, pappy, procreator
Examples from the Web for pa
Contemporary Examples of pa
No one was prepared to hear what the ships captain told them over the PA system.Inside the Cruise Ship Quarantined Over Ebola Fear
October 17, 2014
Did you have to intern and PA on a lot of films before breaking through?Octavia Spencer on Hollywood and Race: The Film Roles I’m Offered Are Too Small
July 31, 2014
Charles raised a quizzical eyebrow and it fell to his son to tell him, "Pa, you should be pleased!"William Tells Dad, "You're Buff, Pa!"
July 9, 2014
“The war goes on,” Tha U Wa A Pa the leader of the Free Burma Rangers, tells me from deep within the Burmese jungle.Myanmar’s Free Burma Rangers Are Like Doctors Without Borders…With Guns
April 19, 2014
I read your first film work was behind-the-scenes, though, working as a PA on the sets of The Constant Gardener and The Namesake.Lupita Nyong’o On Her Magical Journey from Kenya to ‘12 Years A Slave’ and Possible Oscar Glory
February 22, 2014
Historical Examples of pa
Be a man of affairs like your pa, and like that fellow Shepler.
Then they won't always be askin' who your pa was—they'll be wantin' to know who you are, by Gripes!
It takes a man with some of the brains your pa had to make the game pay now.
That was the way with his pa—he was a different man after things got to comin' too easy fur him.
I can tell by the way you start out—just like your pa fur all the world.
Word Origin for pa
the internet domain name for
the chemical symbol for
Word Origin for p.a.
1804, colloquial shortening of papa (q.v.).
abbreviation of "public address" (system), attested from 1936.