Abe

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See also: abe, ABE, abe', abeʼ, abé, abë, abẹ, åbe, a-be, Abé, and abe-

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortened from Abraham. In the slang sense for money, refers to the picture of Abraham Lincoln on the currency.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eɪb/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪb

Proper noun[edit]

Abe

  1. A diminutive of the male given name Abraham, from Hebrew.

Noun[edit]

Abe (plural Abes)

  1. (slang, US) A five-dollar bill.
    • 1996, J. Madison Davis, And the Angels Sing, page 210:
      "Gambling's not my form of masochism," said Carl. "Huh?" "So how much?" "The wad's mostly ones. Some Jeffersons. Two or three Abes."

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 阿部 (Abe), Japanese 安部 (Abe) or Japanese 安倍 (Abe).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Abe (plural Abes)

  1. A surname from Japanese.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Short for Abelardo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧be

Noun[edit]

Abe

  1. a nickname for Abelardo

Etymology 2[edit]

From English Abe, shortened from Abraham.

Noun[edit]

Abe

  1. (rare) a male given name from English

Anagrams[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Abe m

  1. a male given name, West Frisian variant of Albert and Abel

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

Abe

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あべ

Scots[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Abe

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Albert

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 阿部 (Abe).

Proper noun[edit]

Abe

  1. a Filipino-Japanese surname from Japanese

Statistics[edit]

According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Abe is the 2,027th most common surname in the Philippines, occurring in 5,671 individuals.