אב

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Aramaic[edit]

Noun[edit]

אב (transliteration neededm

  1. absolute form of אבא

Proper noun[edit]

אב (transliteration neededm

  1. August

References[edit]

  • Marcus Jastrow (1903), A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʾab-.

Noun[edit]

אָב (ávm (plural indefinite form אָבוֹת, singular construct form אַב; feminine counterpart אֵם)

  1. father, male parent
  2. ancestor, forefather
  3. progenitor
  4. originator
  5. prototype

Etymology 2[edit]

From Akkadian 𒉈 (Abu).

Proper noun[edit]

אָב (āvm

  1. Av, the fifth month of the Jewish calendar (of thirty days) beginning between the eighth of July and the seventh of August, and ending between the sixth of August and the fifth of September.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

אֵב (ēvm; also אֵיב (ēv)

  1. swelling, spreading.
  2. the young shoots of a tree, opposed to the branches growing directly from the trunk.
  3. (pl: אִבִּין [ibin], אִיבִּין [ibin]) state of growth, development.

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