اب

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See also: آب and أب

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-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 أب, 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 أَب ‎(ʾab).

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 ‎(ab)

  1. now

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic أَب ‎(ʾab).

Noun[edit]

اب ‎(abm ‎(Hindi spelling अब)

  1. father

Etymology 3[edit]

From Sanskrit इव ‎(iva).

Adverb[edit]

اب ‎(ib)  Hindi spelling: इब ‎(ib)

  1. thus
  2. as
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