أب

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See also: اب, آب, ات, آپ, and آت

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʾab-, from the root ء ب و (ʾ-b-w)

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Noun[edit]

أَب (ʾabm (construct state أَبُو (ʾabū), dual أَبَوَان (ʾabawān) or أَبَان (ʾabān), plural آبَاء (ʾābāʾ), feminine أُمّ (ʾumm))

  1. father
  2. ancestor, forefather
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

أُبْ (ʾub) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of آبَ (ʾāba)

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “أبو”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4