Origin of za
- the 17th letter of the Arabic alphabet.
Origin of ẓā
- the 11th letter of the Arabic alphabet.
Origin of zā
Examples from the Web for za
Contemporary Examples of za
That was what improved my game, being able to play xu and za.
Each word, from aa to za, gets its own two-page spread with a poem and a pic.
Historical Examples of za
Albert Nyan′za, a lake of Africa, one of the headwaters of the Nile, lying (approximately) between lat.
Bonanza, bon-an′za, n. a term common in the Pacific States for a rich mass of gold: any mine of wealth or stroke of luck.
Colza, kol′za, n. a kind of cabbage whose seeds yield oil for lamps.
Za manimtiltac (Forgive us)na (the)zanayl, (Debts,)quicha (as)na (the)kac (we)apaninitlico (forgive them)na (the)zananaol.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 3
Hubert Howe Bancroft
Morbidezza, mor-bi-det′za, n. that quality of flesh-painting which gives the impression of life.
- South Africa
- South Africa (international car registration)
Word Origin for ZA
U.S. student slang shortening of pizza, attested from 1968.