اب

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Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *aba, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *aba, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *aba, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *aba, from Proto-Western Malayo-Polynesian *aba, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aba, from Proto-Austronesian *aba.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

اب (Rumi spelling aba)

  1. Alternative form of ابه.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic أبٌ, from Proto-Semitic *ʾab-.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

اب (Rumi spelling aba, plural اب٢)

  1. father (male parent)

Etymology 3[edit]

Shortened form of haba.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

اب (Rumi spelling aba)

  1. Alternative form of هاب.

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَبٌ (’ab).

Noun[edit]

Dari اب
Iranian Persian اب
Tajik аб (ab)

اب (ab)

  1. (archaic, poetic) father

Synonyms[edit]


Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Formed by analogy after جب (jab) and تب (tab).

Adverb[edit]

اب (ab)  Hindi spelling: अब

  1. now

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic أَبٌ (’ab).

Noun[edit]

اب (abmHindi spelling अब

  1. father

Etymology 3[edit]

From Sanskrit इव (iva).

Adverb[edit]

اب (ib)  Hindi spelling: इब

  1. thus
  2. as
See also[edit]