A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-bah, ah-buh]
    • /əˈbɑ, ˈɑ bə/
    • /əbˈa/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-bah, ah-buh]
    • /əˈbɑ, ˈɑ bə/

Definitions of aba word

  • noun aba a type of cloth from Syria, made of goat hair or camel hair 3
  • noun aba a sleeveless outer garment of such cloth 3
  • abbreviation ABA (in Britain) Amateur Boxing Association 3
  • abbreviation ABA American Booksellers Association 3
  • abbreviation ABA American Bar Association 3
  • noun aba a coarse fabric of wool or hair fiber with a felted finish 3

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Origin of aba

First appearance:

before 1805
One of the 41% newest English words
1805-15; < Arabic ʿabā'(ah)

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Parts of speech for Aba


aba popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

aba usage trend in Literature

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