אבא

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Aramaic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʾab-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

אבא m (plural אבהתא, אבהיא; feminine counterpart אמא)

  1. father, ancestor, progenitor
  2. teacher
  3. chief, leader
  4. author, originator

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

אבא m (plural אבנא, אבא)

  1. thicket, woods, grove
  2. produce, fruit, vegetable

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Hebrew[edit]

Noun[edit]

אַבָּא (ábam

  1. (colloquial) Dad, daddy.
  2. (Rabbinic Hebrew) Father, especially the speaker's own father.