аба

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Abaza[edit]

Noun[edit]

аба (ābā)

  1. father

Abkhaz[edit]

Adjective[edit]

а-ба́ (ā-bā́)

  1. dry

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

аба́ (abáf

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

Inflection[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • аба in Речник на българския език

Khakas[edit]

Noun[edit]

аба (aba)

  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 عَبَاءَة (ʿabāʾa).

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Noun[edit]

аба́ (abáf inan (genitive абы́, uncountable)

  1. aba, a coarse woven cloth
  2. a cloak-like garment made from aba
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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “аба”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress

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 а́ва (áva), апа (apa).

Also compare Old East Slavic абба (abba).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

а́ба (ábaf anim (genitive а́бы, nominative plural а́бы, genitive plural аб)

  1. (dialectal, Omsk) elder sister
  2. (dialectal, Omsk) father's sister
Declension[edit]
References[edit]
  • Anikin, A. Je. (2007), “аба”, in Russkij etimologičeskij slovarʹ [Russian Etymological Dictionary] (in Russian), volume I, Moscow: Rukopisnyje pamjatniki Drevnej Rusi, 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