from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fabric woven of the hair of camels or goats.
- n. A loose-fitting sleeveless garment made of this fabric, traditionally worn by Arabs.
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- n. A coarse, often striped, fabric from the middle east, woven from goat or camel hair.
- n. An altazimuth used for astronomy on either land or water.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coarse woolen stuff, woven of goats' or camels' or other hair or wool in Syria, Arabia, and neighboring countries.
- n. An outer garment made of the above, very simple in form, worn by the Arabs of the desert.
- n. A garment of similar shape worn in the towns, made of finer material.
- n. Also spelled abba.
- n. An altazimuth instrument, designed by Antoine d'Abbadie, for determining latitude on land without the use of an artificial horizon.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth; worn by Arabs
- n. a fabric woven from goat hair and camel hair
The wawa aba is the seed of the wawa tree, one of the strongest and most processible woods of Africa.
For the Akan culture originating from Western Africa the name wawa aba is a symbol of persistence.
Supposedly, the Black Rock of the Ka'aba is a remnant of the altar that Abraham prepared.
(aba akaki kOrOmObO kOnOmibumu, 'I like red clothes'); you can hear it spoken here (mpg file).
Not only by the immense number of adherents that were won to his views during his lifetime, but also by the literary productions he left behind him, Tsong K'aba's influence has been great during the last five centuries of Tibetan history.
Besides the worship of Tsong K'aba's image, we witnessed many other weird and interesting ceremonies during our residence in Kumbum.
Anent this question the Tibetan legends speak of a strange lama who came to the land of Amdo from the far western regions and resided in Tsong K'aba's tent, a man of wondrous learning and piety, having a big nose and bright dashing eyes.
I became an Occupational Therapist very late in life to help children with autism, but i get sickened by supposed professionals who assume that aba is the only way to go thank you
June 3, 2008 10: 14 AM aba (thats haba by the way) (h) it cant be dat bad ke?