TranslingualEdit

 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology 1Edit

SymbolEdit

PA

  1. (metrology) Symbol for petaampere, an SI unit of electrical current equal to 1015 amperes.

Etymology 2Edit

SymbolEdit

PA

  1. (international standards) ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for Panama.
    Synonym: PAN (alpha-3)

EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

PA

  1. Pennsylvania, a state of the United States of America
  2. Papua, a province of Indonesia
  3. Pará, a state of Brazil
  4. Palestinian Authority
  5. Proto-Algonquian (sometimes abbreviated PAn to distinguish it from Proto-Algic, but usually just abbreviated PA with Proto-Algic being abbreviated PAc)
  6. Proto-Algic (sometimes abbreviated PAc to distinguish it from Proto-Algonquian)
  7. Proto-Athapaskan
  8. Initialism of Prince Albert (Saskatchewan city).

NounEdit

PA (countable and uncountable, plural PAs)

  1. Initialism of public address.
  2. Initialism of personal assistant.
    • 2007 September 28, Graham Linehan, The IT Crowd, Season 2, Episode 6:
      Jen: Douglas has asked me to be his PA.
      Moss: Oh. My. God! Well, that is something and a half. His PA? How... Whoa! His PA... Shut up! His PA!
      Jen: It means "personal assistant".
      Moss: Thank you. Right, OK.
  3. Initialism of personal appearance. (when a celebrity visits a public event)
  4. Power amplifier.
  5. Initialism of Prince Albert (genital piercing).
  6. Public accountant.
  7. (law) Public Act.
  8. Initialism of physician assistant.
  9. (organic chemistry) Initialism of polyamide.
  10. (chemistry) Initialism of pyrrolizidine alkaloid.
  11. Initialism of Peano arithmetic.
  12. (anatomy) Initialism of pulmonary artery.
  13. (Manitoba, Saskatchewan) Initialism of Parental Accompaniment.
  14. Initialism of precision agriculture.

AdjectiveEdit

PA (not comparable)

  1. (medicine) Initialism of posteroanterior.

Related termsEdit

  • (posteroanterior): AP (anteroposterior)

PhraseEdit

PA

  1. Initialism of per annum.
    an interest rate of 3% PA

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

NounEdit

PA m (plural PA)

  1. CV (aircraft carrier); Initialism of porte-avions.

AnagramsEdit


JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English PA.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

PA(ピーエー) (pī-ē

  1. PA system; public address system

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

PA m

  1. Abbreviation of Pará (Brazilian state).

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

PA f (plural PA)

  1. (medicine) Initialism of presión arterial.
  2. (biology) Initialism of potencial de acción.

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

PA c

  1. Initialism of personal assistant (personal assistant).
    Kontakta min PA så kan de boka in en tid för mötet.
    Contact my personal assistant and they will book a time for the meeting.

See alsoEdit