abe

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See also: Abe, ABE, abé, Abé, abeʼ, a-be, abe-, and abe'

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a- +‎ be.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

abe

  1. (intransitive, infinitive, regional, Britain) Be.
    • 1839, The New Monthly Magazine, volume 1, page 527:
      Let it abe, I say.
    • 1864, Charles Dickens, Household Words, page 186:
      But if it amuses her I let it abe.
    • 1885, Charles Gibbon, Heart's Delight, page 154:
      But let that abe.

References[edit]

  • 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 3

Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

abe

  1. down

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References[edit]

  • “abe” in Umberto Martello Martalar, Alfonso Bellotto, Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Setti Communi vicentini, 1st edition, 1974.

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse api ‎(fool).

Noun[edit]

abe c (singular definite aben, plural indefinite aber)

  1. monkey
  2. ape
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse apa, from api ‎(fool).

Verb[edit]

abe ‎(imperative ab, infinitive at abe, present tense aber, past tense abede, perfect tense har abet)

  1. mimic, ape
Synonyms[edit]

Kom (Cameroon)[edit]

Adverb[edit]

abe

  1. outside (of)

References[edit]

  • Randy Jones, Provisional Kom - English lexicon (2001, Yaoundé, Cameroon)

Lun Bawang[edit]

abe

Noun[edit]

abe

  1. earring.

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