abbé

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See also: abbe, Abbe, Abbé, and Äbbe

English[edit]

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Borrowed from French abbé (abbot), from Latin abbās (abbot). Doublet of 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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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French [Term?], borrowed from Latin abbās, abbātem, from Ancient Greek ἀββᾶ (abbâ), from Aramaic אבא(’abbā, father). Compare English abbot.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.be/
  • (file)

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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  • English: abbé
  • Norwegian Bokmål: abbé
  • Slovak: abbé
  • Swedish: abbé

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, borrowed from Latin abbās, abbātis (abbot).

Noun[edit]

abbé m (plural abbés)

  1. (Jersey) abbot

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

French abbé from the 18th century.

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Etymology[edit]

From French abbé (abbot; honorific given to priests), from Old French [Term?], from Latin abbās, abbātem, from Ancient Greek ἀββᾶς (abbâs), alternative form of ἀββα (abba, father; title of respect given to abbots) from Aramaic אבא(’abbā, father, teacher, chief), from Proto-Semitic *ʔabw- (father), from Proto-Afroasiatic *ʔab-, ultimately an onomatopoeic nursery word. Doublet of abbed and abba.

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Noun[edit]

abbé needs gender

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  1. (Christianity) an abbé (a French abbot, the (male) head of an abbey)
  2. an abbé (an honorific title for a member of the French clergy)

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  • “abbé” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).
  • abbé” in Store norske leksikon

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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). Doublet of opát.

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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 slovnik.juls.savba.sk

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Noun[edit]

abbé c

  1. an abbot

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

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