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 zas
Historical Examples of zas
And indeed he had scarcely taken his seat before the tribunal, when, zas!
You insist on seeing visions, you lose your wits, and when it is least to be expected, zas!
Amalia seemed to forget her worries, and when she was just becoming quite cheerful, zas!The Grandee
Armando Palacio Valds
Amidst the outcries he went directly towards the bull, which never moved and, zas!
Thou wilt do as before—thou wilt walk straight up to the bull, with that courage God has given thee, and, zas!
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Word Origin for ZA
U.S. student slang shortening of pizza, attested from 1968.