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za

[ zah ]
/ zɑ /
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noun Slang.
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Origin of za

An Americanism dating back to 1965–70; by shortening and alteration

Other definitions for za (2 of 3)

[ zah ]
/ zɑ /

noun
the 11th letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Origin of

<Arabic (y)

Other definitions for za (3 of 3)

ẓā
[ zah ]
/ zɑ /

noun
the 17th letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Origin of ẓā

From Arabic
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British Dictionary definitions for za (1 of 2)

za

the internet domain name for
South Africa

British Dictionary definitions for za (2 of 2)

ZA

abbreviation for
South Africa (international car registration)

Word Origin for ZA

from Afrikaans Zuid Afrika
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