Aardvark (ärd värk )
Meaning: a termite eating stocky, burrowing mammal found in Southern Africa. It is also called ‘Ant Bear’.
1. 'a cappella' (also a capella).
(ä k-pl) adv. Music
(Spelling help: a+ cap+pel+la or a+ cap+ell+a)
Meaning: Singing without the accompaniment of musical instruments.
2. 'A Chara' (Irish)
Meaning: Endearment or greeting.
3. a fortiori.
(ä fôrt-ôr, frt-r)
Meaning: A convincing argument, statement or reason. Let's review what we have learnt so far.
4. a mensa et thoro [eɪ ˈmɛnsə ɛt ˈθɔːrəʊ]
MEANING: Law related to a kind of divorce that does not end a marriage but bars couples from having sexual relationships.
5. a posteriori
(ä p -stîr -ôr , -ôr , - r , - r , )
Meaning: (adverb) Derived from observation or reasoning
6. a pri·o·ri (ä pr -ôr , - r , pr -ôr , - r )
MEANING: Logic, which is not derived from facts.
7. aîné (French)
The word is also often used as a name for girls and means ‘Radiance’, ‘Brilliance’. According to Celtic traditions it means ‘Fire’ or ‘Joy’.
8. ai·o·li ( - l , - -) (French)
MEANING: Garlic flavored rich sauce or mayonnaise