Ata



a plural suffix occurring in loanwords from Latin, forming nouns used especially in names of zoological groups:
Vertebrata.
a plural suffix occurring in loanwords from Greek:
stomata.
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Contemporary Examples

ata wants the government to state officially whether the reports are true or not.
The Turks to ISIS: ‘Let’s Make a Deal’ Thomas Seibert September 20, 2014

Historical Examples

ata pierced a hole in it, and the doctor took a long, refreshing draught.
The Moon and Sixpence W. Somerset Maugham

ata continued to do the housework, and I gave him his meals as I said I would.
The Moon and Sixpence W. Somerset Maugham

When ata had gone with him a little way she said she must turn back.
The Moon and Sixpence W. Somerset Maugham

He said if ata was willing to go, he was willing to go with her.
The Moon and Sixpence W. Somerset Maugham

Hostile raids against the neighboring Bila-an, Tagakaolo, and ata seem to have been common from the most ancient times.
The Wild Tribes of Davao District, Mindanao Fay-Cooper Cole

ata was on the look-out for him, and came a little way along the path to meet him.
The Moon and Sixpence W. Somerset Maugham

In this manner he made eight persons—male and female—who later became the ancestors of the ata and all the neighboring tribes.
The Wild Tribes of Davao District, Mindanao Fay-Cooper Cole

I gave the boy a message for ata that I would come whenever she sent for me.
The Moon and Sixpence W. Somerset Maugham

Then ata had a baby, and the old woman who came up to help her through her trouble stayed on.
The Moon and Sixpence W. Somerset Maugham

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