abbas

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /abəs/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

abbas

  1. plural of abba

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from Latin abbas (abbot), from Ancient Greek ἀββᾶς (abbâs), from Aramaic אבא(’abbā, father), from Proto-Semitic *ʾab- (father). Doublet of aba and abu.

Noun[edit]

abbas

  1. (Catholicism) abbot

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀββα, ἀββᾶς (abba, abbâs, father or abbot), from Aramaic אבא(’abbā, father).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abbās m (genitive abbātis, feminine abbātissa); third declension

  1. an abbot

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative abbās abbātēs
Genitive abbātis abbātum
Dative abbātī abbātibus
Accusative abbātem abbātēs
Ablative abbāte abbātibus
Vocative abbās abbātēs

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Descendants[edit]

  • Italo-Dalmatian
    • Italian: abate (see there for further descendants)
    • Neapolitan: abbate
  • Padanian:
  • Old Occitan:
  • West Iberian
Borrowings

References[edit]

  • abbas”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • abbas in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • abbas in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette