abbé

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French abbé ‎(abbot), from Latin abbās ‎(abbot).

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Noun[edit]

abbé ‎(plural abbés)

  1. (obsolete) A French abbot, the (male) head of an abbey. [mid 16th century]
  2. An honorific title for a member of the French clergy. [mid 16th century]

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References[edit]

  • Christine A. Lindberg (editor), The Oxford College Dictionary, 2nd edition (Spark Publishing, 2007 [2002], ISBN 978-1-4114-0500-4), page 2
  • Laurence Urdang (editor), The Random House College Dictionary (Random House, 1984 [1975], ISBN 0-394-43600-8), page 2
  • William Morris (editor), The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (1971 [1969]; American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc.; ISBN 0-395-09066-0), page 2
  • Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 3
  • Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 2

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Aramaic אבא ‎(ʾabbāʾ, father), related to Hebrew אָב ‎(áv, father). Compare English abbot.

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Noun[edit]

abbé m ‎(plural abbés, feminine abbesse)

  1. An abbot, the head of an abbey.
  2. (dated) A title or honorific given to priests in general.

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin abbās, abbātis ‎(abbot).

Noun[edit]

abbé m ‎(plural abbés)

  1. (Jersey) abbot

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the French abbé ‎(abbot), from Latin abbās ‎(abbot), from Ancient Greek ἀββᾶς ‎(abbâs), ἀββα ‎(abba), from Aramaic אבא ‎(ʾabbāʾ, father).

Noun[edit]

abbé m ‎(genitive singular abbého, nominative plural abbéovia, declension pattern of kuli)

  1. abbot

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References[edit]

  • abbé in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

abbé c

  1. an abbot

Declension[edit]

Inflection of abbé
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative abbé abbén abbéer abbéerna
Genitive abbés abbéns abbéers abbéernas
Inflection of abbé
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative abbé abbéen abbéer abbéerna
Genitive abbés abbéens abbéers abbéernas