See also: बॖ, , बू, and बे-

Bhojpuri edit

Verb edit

बा ()

  1. third-person singular present indicative of होब (hōb); is

Kurukh edit

Etymology edit

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Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

बा ()

  1. father
    Coordinate term: अयो (ayo)

References edit

  • Hahn, Ferb (1903) “बा”, in Kurukh Orao English dictionary[1], Bengal Secretariat Press, Calcutta

Nepali edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

बा (m

  1. father
    Synonyms: बुवा (buwā), बुबा (bubā), बाबा (bābā), पिता (pitā), बाबु (bābu)
  2. term of address for an elderly male
    कता जान लाउनु भएको, बा?
    katā jāna lāunu bhaeko, ?
    Where are you about to go, sir?

References edit

  • बा”, in नेपाली बृहत् शब्दकोश (nepālī br̥hat śabdakoś)[2], Kathmandu: Nepal Academy, 2018
  • Schmidt, Ruth L. (1993) “बा”, in A Practical Dictionary of Modern Nepali, Ratna Sagar