аба

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Abaza[edit]

Noun[edit]

аба (ābā)

  1. father

Bulgarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish عبا (abâ) (Turkish aba), from Arabic عَبَاءَة (ʿabāʾa).

Noun[edit]

аба (abáf

  1. frieze, homespun, coarse woollen cloth
  2. cloak

Inflection[edit]


Khakas[edit]

Noun[edit]

аба (transliteration needed)

  1. bear (mammal)

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Kyrgyz[edit]

Noun[edit]

аба (aba)

  1. air

Russian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish عبا (abâ) (Turkish aba), from Arabic عباءة ('abā'ah).

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Noun[edit]

аба́ (abáf inan

  1. aba, a coarse woven cloth
  2. a cloak-like garment made from aba

Declension[edit]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • аба” in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv

Etymology 2[edit]

Limited spread suggests Bashkir аба (aba, expression of surprise, indignation), Chuvash апа (apa, expression of surprise, indignation).

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Interjection[edit]

аба́ (abá)

  1. (dialectal, Ural) Well, I never! (expression of surprise)

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Etymology 3[edit]

From Tatar dialectal аба (aba). According to Anikin, ultimately from Proto-Turkic *aba (father, bear), Proto-Mongolic *aba (father) > Mongolian ав (av). See also ава (ava), апа (apa).

Also compare Old East Slavic абба (abba).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

а́ба (ábaf anim

  1. (dialectal, Omsk) elder sister
  2. (dialectal, Omsk) father's sister

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • “аба” in Aleksandr Anikin (2007—), Russkij etimologičeskij slovarʹ [Russian Etymological Dictionary], Moscow: Manuscripts of Ancient Russia, volume I, pages 61

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish عبا (abâ) (Turkish aba), from Arabic عَبَاءَة (ʿabāʾa).

Noun[edit]

аба f (Latin spelling aba)

  1. aba