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aa

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-1 language code for Afar.

From Hawaiian ʻaʻā.

  • a'a, 'a'a, 'a'ā, a-a, a aa, a-aa
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɑː.ɑː/, [ˈɑː.ʔɑː], enPR: äʹä
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɑ.ɑ/, [ˈɑ.ʔɑ]

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. [From 19th c.]

Abbreviation.

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.

aa (not comparable)

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

Compare pp.

aa pl (plural only)

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

Contraction.

aa

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

aa

  1. come
  • ah (spelling variant)

From Old High German ouh, from Proto-Germanic *auk. Cognates include German auch, Dutch ook, Old Norse ok, also archaic English eke.

  • IPA(key): /ɑː/
  • Homophones: a, ah

aa

  1. also; too; as well; either; neither (in addition to whatever or whoever has previously been listed)
    I wui aa a Eis.Stress on “aa”: I too want icecream.
    I wui aa a Eis.Stress on “Eis”: I want icecream, too.
    Schåff ma des aa?Stress on “aa”: Can we do that too?
  2. Used for emphasis.
    1. To confirm a preceding statement: really, actually, indeed, in fact, exactly (always unstressed)
      A jeder håd se dåcht, dåss er ned kummt, und so woar's aa.Everybody thought that he wouldn't come, and that's exactly what happened.
      I håb ka Ångst, es gibt jå aa kan Grund.I'm not scared, there really is no reason to be.
    2. To confirm a preceding statement by someone else: really, actually, indeed, in fact
      I wui aa a Eis.Stress on “wui”: I do indeed want icecream.
      Des is aa so.Stress on “is”: It really is like that.
    3. Emphasis on a preceding conjunction (often with no) (always stressed)
      Des Essn håd eana ned gschmeckt und mia aa ned.They didn't like the food and neither did I.
      I håb heit vui z'tuan und zan Årzt muaß i aa.I'm very busy today and I also have to go to the doctor.
      Er håd ned nur s'Gödbeasl, sondern aa no de Augnglasln ausgstraat.He not only lost his wallet, but also his glasses.
    4. Emphasis on a preceding negative statement: even (always stressed)
      Synonym: ned amoi
      Då håd kana wås måchn kenna, aa ka Årzt.Nobody could do anything, not even a doctor.
    5. Implies doubt in a yes-no question really (always unstressed)
      Kånn i des aa glaubn?Can I really believe this?
      Håst da des aa guad iwalegt?Have you really thought this through?
      Schåff ma des aa?Can we really do that?
    6. To imply that something is unreasonable; also used when expressing reproach, anger, astonishment, etc. (always unstressed)
      Wås miassn de aa ålle då durchfoahrn?!Why do they all have to pass through here?!
      Du muasst aa immer bei jedn Bledsinn mitmåchn.You always have to take part in any nonsense, don't you?
      Wäul's aa nia de Pappn hoidn kennts!That's because you never shut up!
  3. (implying an extreme example in the case mentioned, as compared to the implied reality): even (always stressed)
    Synonym: sogår
    Aa wånn's woahr is, is's no ka endguitiger Beweis.Even if this is true, it is no definite proof.
    Mia is des aa scho amoi passiert.It even happened to me once.
  4. as in whatever, whenever, however, etc. ever (always unstressed)
    Wås'd aa tuast, ana is immer besser.Whatever you do, someone will always do it better.

aa

  1. to open
  2. to be open
  3. to open mouth
  • W. Ivens, Bugotu-English/English-Bugotu Concise Dictionary (1998)

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

  1. (especially in names) Alternative spelling of a

Compare German ein.

aa

  1. (Erzgebirgisch) a, an

aa

  1. An interjection expressing recognition -
  2. An interjection expressing understanding -

aa (genitive aa, partitive aad)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter A/a.
  • aa”, in [EKSS] Eesti keele seletav sõnaraamat [Descriptive Dictionary of the Estonian Language] (in Estonian) (online version), Tallinn: Eesti Keele Sihtasutus (Estonian Language Foundation), 2009

From Latin ā.

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑː/, [ˈɑ̝ː]
  • Rhymes: -ɑː
  • Syllabification(key): aa

aa

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter A/a.
  • Speakers often use the corresponding forms of a-kirjain (letter A, letter a) instead of inflecting this word, especially in plural.
  • a-kirjain

Either crosslinguistic or borrowed from any of the many European languages it appears in.

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑː/, [ˈɑ̝ː]
  • Rhymes: -ɑː
  • Syllabification(key): aa

aa

  1. oh, ah (expression of recognition, realization, understanding, etc.)

Borrowed from Hawaiian ʻaʻā.

  • IPA(key): /a.a/

aa m (plural aas)

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

aa

  1. yes, I know
  2. I agree: expresses listener's agreement with storyteller or speaker

aa

  1. expresses exasperation, criticism or dismay over what another person does or says, said in breathy voice
  2. expression of surprise or awe

Borrowed from Hawaiian ʻaʻā.

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.a/
  • Rhymes: -aa
  • Hyphenation: à‧a

aa f (invariable)

  1. (volcanology) aa (type of lava flow)
    Synonym: afrolite
  • aa in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • aa in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication

aa

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ああ

From Latin ārea. Compare Italian aia.

aa f (plural [please provide])

  1. farmyard
  2. threshing floor

aa

  1. yeah, uh-huh (expression of agreement, understanding)

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

  • () IPA(key): /ɐ.ɐ/
  • () IPA(key): /ɐ.aː/

aà, aã

  1. yeah, uh-huh (expression of agreement)
  • taip
  • aa”, in Lietuvių kalbos žodynas [Dictionary of the Lithuanian language], lkz.lt, 1941–2024
  • IPA(key): /ˈɔː/

aa

  1. no, not, without
  • na, naa

From Old Irish , comparative form of oäc, from Proto-Celtic *yowankos (compare Welsh ieuanc), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂yuh₁n̥ḱós (compare English young).

  • IPA(key): /ɛː/

aa

  1. comparative degree of aeg (young, adolescent, immature)

aa

  1. here

Borrowed from Old Norse á, from Proto-Germanic *ahwō (water, stream). Doublet of ee.

  • IPA(key): /aː/

aa

  1. (Late Middle English, hapax) river, stream (in place name)
  • “ā, n.2”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.
  • IPA(key): /ˈa.a/, /aː/

aa

  1. Alternative form of a (third-person singular present indicative of mynet).
  • a (superseded)
  • IPA(key): [ˈaː]
  • Hyphenation: aa

aa

  1. up, above
  • a-
  • Shirley Burtch (1983) Diccionario Huitoto Murui (Tomo I) (Linguistica Peruana No. 20)‎[2] (in Spanish), Yarinacocha, Peru: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, page 19
  • Katarzyna Izabela Wojtylak (2017) A grammar of Murui (Bue): a Witotoan language of Northwest Amazonia.[3], Townsville: James Cook University press (PhD thesis), page 145

aa

  1. Obsolete spelling of å.

aa

  1. Obsolete spelling of å.
  • Aa (letter and noun, upper case)

aa

  1. obsolete typography of og

aa

  1. obsolete typography of å

aa

  1. obsolete typography of å

aa f (definite singular aai, indefinite plural aaer or aair, definite plural aaerne or aaine)

  1. obsolete typography of å

aa

  1. obsolete typography of å

aa

  1. obsolete typography of å
  • Ivar Aasen (1850) “aa”, in Ordbog over det norske Folkesprog (in Danish), Oslo: Samlaget, published 2000
  • à

aa f

  1. Contraction of a + a (to/at the).
    • [C]omo hũa moller q̇ iogaua os dados en pulla lançou hũa pedra aa omagen de ſṫa maṙi[a] poꝛ q̇ perdera ⁊ parou un angeo de pedra que y eſtaua a mão ⁊ reçibiu o colpe.
      [H]ow a woman who was playing the dices 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.
  • Galician: á
  • Portuguese: à

Inherited from Latin ala (wing).

aa f

  1. wing
  • Galician: á
  • Portuguese: á

From Old High German ouh, from Proto-Germanic *auk; cognate with German auch, Dutch ook, Old English ēac.

  • auch (literary)

aa

  1. also

From Old High German ana, from Proto-Germanic *ana, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂en- (up, on high). Compare German an, Dutch aan, English on.

aa

  1. on
  2. to

aa

  1. Shetland form of a' (all)
  • “aa, adj.” in the Dictionary of the Scots Language, Edinburgh: Scottish Language Dictionaries.

aa

  1. mould, mildew

aa

  1. older brother
  • a
  • aaa
  • aaaa

Pronunciation spelling. Perhaps from ja.

aa (not comparable)

  1. (colloquial) Expresses agreement or affirmation; yeah, yes
    Antonym:

Often doubly emphasized – compare mhm.

From the reduplication of Hokkien (ak, dirty), according to Manuel (1948). Compare Indonesian eek.

  • (Standard Tagalog) IPA(key): /ʔaˈʔaʔ/ [ʔɐˈʔaʔ], /ˈʔaʔaʔ/ [ˈʔaː.ʔɐʔ]
  • Rhymes: -aʔ, -aʔaʔ
  • Syllabification: a‧a

or (Baybayin spelling ᜀᜀ) (childish)

  1. dirty things; filth (especially feces)
    Synonyms: dumi, ate, atse, tsetse, ipot, oo, uu
  • (Standard Tagalog) IPA(key): /ˈʔaʔa/ [ˈʔaː.ʔɐ]
  • Rhymes: -aʔa
  • Syllabification: a‧a

aa (Baybayin spelling ᜀᜀ)

  1. an exclamation expressing warning
  • (Standard Tagalog) IPA(key): /ʔaˈʔaʔ/ [ʔɐˈʔaʔ]
  • Rhymes: -aʔ
  • Syllabification: a‧a

(Baybayin spelling ᜀᜀ) (obsolete)

  1. name of the Baybayin letter , corresponding to "a"
  • “aa”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018
  • Manuel, E. Arsenio (1948) Chinese elements in the Tagalog language: with some indication of Chinese influence on other Philippine languages and cultures and an excursion into Austronesian linguistics, Manila: Filipiniana Publications, page 12
  • Douglas, Carstairs (1873) “ok [R. ak, dirty].”, in Chinese-English Dictionary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Amoy, [With 1923 Supplement after the Appendix by Thomas Barclay, Shanghai: Commercial Press, Ltd.] edition (overall work in Hokkien and English), London: Trübner & Co., page 352; New Edition (With Chinese Character Glosses) edition, London: Presbyterian Church of England, 1899, page 352
  • Santos, Fr. Domingo de los (1835) Tomas Oliva, editor, Vocabulario de la lengua tagala: primera, y segunda parte.[4] (in Spanish), La imprenta nueva de D. Jose Maria Dayot
  • San Buena Ventura, Fr. Pedro de (1613) Juan de Silva, editor, Vocabulario de lengua tagala: El romance castellano puesto primero[5], La Noble Villa de Pila, page 1:

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

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

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

  • (Luutsa, Liivtšülä) IPA(key): /ˈɑː/, [ˈɑː]
  • Rhymes: -ɑː
  • Hyphenation: aa

aa

  1. yep, yeah
  2. aha, uh-huh
  • IPA(key): /àá/

àá

  1. Contraction of àwa á (We'll).
  • IPA(key): /áá/

áá

  1. Contraction of òun á (He'll, she'll, it'll).

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