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Etymology 1Edit

From Hawaiian ʻaʻā.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aa ‎(uncountable)

  1. (volcanology) A form of lava flow associated with Hawaiian-type volcanoes, consisting of basaltic rock, usually dark-colored with a jagged and loose, clinkery surface. Compare pahoehoe. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
    • 1859, R. C. Haskell, American journal of science and arts, series XXVIII
      We...saw ‘pahoihoi’ or solid lava forming, and also ‘aa’ or clinkers.
    • 1944, Charles A. Cotton, Volcanoes as landscape forms:
      Cooling and solidification frequently takes a different course [...] in lava flows, producing the clinker-like ‘aa’ lava.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Abbreviation.

NounEdit

aa

  1. Initialism of acetic acid.
  2. Initialism of acting age.
  3. (medicine) Initialism of alveolar-arterial.
  4. Initialism of aminoacetone.
  5. Initialism of amino acid.
  6. Initialism of approximate absolute.
  7. Initialism of arachidonic acid.
  8. Initialism of armature accelerator.
  9. Initialism of ascending aorta.
  10. Initialism of atomic absorption.
  11. Initialism of author's alteration.
  12. Initialism of average audience.

AdjectiveEdit

aa ‎(comparative more aa, superlative most aa)

  1. Initialism of arctic-alpine.
  2. Initialism of always afloat.

Etymology 3Edit

Compare pp.

NounEdit

aa pl ‎(plural only)

  1. Abbreviation of adjectives.
  2. Abbreviation of arteries.

Etymology 4Edit

Contraction.

AdjectiveEdit

aa

  1. Abbreviation of ana(of each, equal parts).

AcholiEdit

VerbEdit

aa

  1. come

AfrikaansEdit

NounEdit

aa ‎(plural [please provide])

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter A/a.

DutchEdit

NounEdit

aa f ‎(plural aa's, diminutive aatje n)

  1. (especially in names) Alternative spelling of a

EstonianEdit

InterjectionEdit

aa

  1. An interjection expressing recognition -
    Aa, see oled sina.
    Oh, it's you.
  2. An interjection expressing understanding -
    Aa, saan aru.
    Ah, I understand.

NounEdit

aa ‎(genitive aa, partitive aad)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter A/a.

External linksEdit

  • aa in Eesti keele seletav sõnaraamat

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aa

  1. a (The name of the Latin-script letter A/a.)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of aa (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
nominative aa aat
genitive aan aiden
aitten
partitive aata aita
illative aahan aihin
singular plural
nominative aa aat
accusative nom. aa aat
gen. aan
genitive aan aiden
aitten
partitive aata aita
inessive aassa aissa
elative aasta aista
illative aahan aihin
adessive aalla ailla
ablative aalta ailta
allative aalle aille
essive aana aina
translative aaksi aiksi
instructive ain
abessive aatta aitta
comitative aineen

Usage notesEdit

  • Speakers often use the corresponding forms of a-kirjain ("letter A, letter a") instead of inflecting this word, especially in plural.

SynonymsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hawaiian ʻaʻā.

NounEdit

aa m ‎(plural aas)

  1. (geology, often attributive) The surface of an aa lava flow.

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

aa

  1. Romaji transcription of ああ

LadinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ārea. Compare Italian aia.

NounEdit

aa f ‎(plural [please provide])

  1. farmyard
  2. threshing floor

LithuanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Russian ага(aga), and English uh-huh.

InterjectionEdit

aà, aã

  1. yeah, uh-huh (expression of agreement)
    • - Ar̃ nóri válgyti? – .
      - Do you want to eat? - Yeah.

SynonymsEdit


Lun BawangEdit

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

aa

  1. no, not, without
SynonymsEdit

Middle WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

aa

  1. Alternative form of a (third-person singular present indicative of mynet).

NorwegianEdit

LetterEdit

aa

  1. Obsolete spelling of å

Old PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

ContractionEdit

aa

  1. Contraction of a a(to/at the).
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 294 (facsimile):
      Como hũa moller q̇ iogaua os dados en pulla lançou hũa pedra aa omagen de ſ[ant]a mari[a] por q̇ perdera ⁊ parou un angeo de pedra que y eſtava a mão ⁊ reçibiu o colpe.
      How a woman who was playing dice in Apulia threw a stone at the statue of Holy Mary because she had lost, and an angel of stone which was there reached out its hand and received the blow.
DescendantsEdit
  • Galician: á
  • Portuguese: à

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin ala(wing).

NounEdit

aa f

  1. wing
DescendantsEdit
  • Galician: á
  • Portuguese: á

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *auk, like German auch.

Alternative formsEdit

AdverbEdit

aa

  1. also
    • 1908, Astor C. Wuchter, “Die Mudderschprooch”, in Earl C. Haag, editor, A Pennsylvania German Anthology, page 56:
      [] Datt sin aa Mensche, graad wie do []
      There are people there too, just like here

Etymology 2Edit

PrepositionEdit

aa

  1. on

ScotsEdit

DeterminerEdit

aa

  1. Alternative form of a'

AdverbEdit

aa ‎(not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of a'

NounEdit

aa ‎(uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of a'

SundaneseEdit

NounEdit

aa

  1. older brother

TagalogEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

  1. dirt, filth, feces or any dirty thing

Usage notesEdit

  • This word is used when speaking to small children about anything dirty and also used by the children themselves.

VõroEdit

NounEdit

aa ‎(genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter A/a.

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.