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ㄆㄚˊ [pa2 (*ㄅㄚ [ba1).Homophone
A Chinese Talking Syllabary of the Cantonese Dialect
V(1)  (*[ba1]) To climb, grip: 得高,跌得重 the higher one climbs, the heavier the fall (danger of keeping high position);
牆上 catch hold of top of wall;
頭兒 nothing to catch hold of.
(2)  (*[ba1]) To rob, strip, peel, pull apart: 皮 peel (an orange) (cogn. 剝 92S.00);
把衣脫了 strip one's clothing.
(3)  To dig up;
flop down: 下 “lie down,”used in asking child to lie down and sleep.
Words1.船 [pa2chuan2], n., fast rowboat, formerly, of Cantonese navy. 
2.糕 [pa2gao1], n., a kind of pudding, made of buckwheat flour. 
3.灰 [pa2hui1], v.i. & n., (commit) incest between father- and daughter-in-law (pretext of “cleaning up ashes” in the kitchen). 
4.豁子 [pa2huo4zi0], v.i., to spoil one's plan by revealing secrets, pointing out flaws. 
5.拉 *[ba1la0], v.i., separate, move rapidly as in operating the abacus: 拉兩口飯 pr. [pa2la0] or *[ba1la0], shove rice rapidly into mouth (eat hurriedly). 
6.犁 [pa2li0], n., ice sledge used in northern Manchuria. 
7.皮鬼(兒) [ba1pi2gui3] ([pa1pi2gueer0]), n., skinny person, ghostly (appearance). 
8.山虎(兒) [pa2shan1hu3]([er0]), n., (bot.) a kind of ivy. 
9.手 [pa2shou3], n., pickpocket. 
10.載 [pa2zai4], v.t., jettison cargo.