Definitions for loa
In the voodoo religion, a spirit intermediary between Bondye (the creator god) and human beings.
Origin: From lwa, perhaps from roi.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A genus of parasitic nematodes found throughout the rain-forest areas of the Sudan and the basin of the Congo. L. loa inhabits the subcutaneous tissues, which it traverses freely.
Translations for loa
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a funnel-shaped device for speaking through, that causes sounds to be made louder and/or sent in a given direction
He shouted instructions to the crowd through a megaphone.
- مُضَخِّم صَوْتي، بوقArabic
- alto-falantePortuguese (BR)
- das MegaphonGerman
- megafon, doglasnikCroatian
- corong suaraIndonesian
- 메가폰, 확성기Korean
- corong suaraMalay
- ropert, megafonNorwegian
- جګ غږىPashto
- megafon, portavoceRomanian
- 擴音器Chinese (Trad.)
- рупор; мегафонUkrainian
- 扩音器Chinese (Simp.)
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