אב

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Aramaic[edit]

Noun[edit]

אַב ‎(ʾaḇm

  1. absolute form of אַבָּא ‎(ʾabbā)

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 אֲבִי; feminine counterpart אֵם)

  1. father, male parent
  2. ancestor, forefather
  3. progenitor
  4. originator
  5. prototype
  6. (אַב, av) Singular construct form of אָב ‎(av).
Usage notes[edit]
  • In Modern Hebrew, the singular construct form אַב is also used.

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. ((in plural): אִבִּין ‎(ibin), אִיבִּין ‎(ibin)) state of growth, development.

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