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English Definitionto long for; to wish; to cling to; to stick to; something that sticks; close to; next to; spread open; informal abbr. for bus 巴士; bar (unit of pressure); nominalizing suffix on certain nouns, such as 尾巴, tail; Ba state during Zhou dynasty (in east of modern Sichuan); abbr. for east Sichuan or Chongqing; (Chinese surname); abbr. for Palestine or Palestinian; abbr. for Pakistan
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄅㄚ
Cantonese (Jyutping)baa1

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巴士bāshìbus (loanword); motor coach
巴结bājieto fawn on; to curry favor with; to make up to
巴不得bā bùdé(coll.) to be eager for; to long for; to look forward to
巴西bāxīBrazil
巴黎bālíParis, capital of France
Words With Same Tail Word    
盐巴yánbātable salt
古巴gǔbāCuba
印巴yìnbāIndia and Pakistan
中巴zhōngbāminibus; China-Pakistan (relations); China-Bahamas
丹巴dānbāDanba county (Tibetan: rong brag rdzong) in Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture 甘孜藏族自治州, Sichuan (formerly in Kham province of Tibet)
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