abbé

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the French abbé (abbot), from Latin abbās (abbot).

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Noun[edit]

abbé (plural abbés)

  1. (obsolete) A French abbot, the (male) head of an abbey. [mid 16th century]
  2. An honorific title for a member of the French clergy. [mid 16th century]

References[edit]

  • Christine A. Lindberg (editor), The Oxford College Dictionary, 2nd edition (Spark Publishing, 2007 [2002], ISBN 978-1-4114-0500-4), page 2
  • Laurence Urdang (editor), The Random House College Dictionary (Random House, 1984 [1975], ISBN 0-394-43600-8), page 2
  • William Morris (editor), The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (1971 [1969]; American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc.; ISBN 0-395-09066-0), page 2
  • Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 3
  • Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 2

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Aramaic אבא (ʾabbāʾ, father), related to Hebrew אָב (áv, father). Compare English abbot.

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Noun[edit]

abbé m (plural abbés, feminine abbesse)

  1. An abbot, the head of an abbey.
  2. (dated) A title or honorific given to priests in general.

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin abbās, abbātis (abbot).

Noun[edit]

abbé m (plural abbés)

  1. abbot

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the French abbé (abbot), from Latin abbās (abbot), from Aramaic אבא (ʾabbāʾ, father).

Noun[edit]

abbé m (genitive singular abbého, nominative plural abbéovia), declension pattern kuli

  1. abbot

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References[edit]

  • abbé in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

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Noun[edit]

abbé c

  1. an abbot

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