abece

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Albanian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

  1. ABC, alphabet
  2. elements, rudiments

Further reading[edit]

  • Oda Buchholz, Wilfried Fiedler, Gerda Uhlisch (2000) Langenscheidt Handwörterbuch Albanisch, Langenscheidt Verlag, →ISBN, page 27 (abecé)
  • [1] noun abëcë (def./sg. abëcëja) • Fjalor Shqip (Albanian Dictionary)

Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From A +‎ B +‎ C, the first three letters of the Latin alphabet, standing for the whole alphabet.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːbɛːseː/, /ˈaːbɛːsɛː/, /ˈabɛseː/, /ˈabseː/, /ˈapseː/

Noun[edit]

abece

  1. A alphabet; the (Latin) alphabet.
  2. An abecedary; an alphabet book.
  3. The ABC; the fundamentals.
  4. An acrostic poem in alphabetical order.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: ABC (obsolete absey)
  • Scots: ABC, aw-bay-say

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Old Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the names of the first three letters of the Latin [Term?] alphabet.

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Noun[edit]

abece m (usually uncountable)

  1. alphabet, ABCs
    • c. 1250, Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 102v.
      [] ⁊ en la ſazon q́ deſcenden los rayos dela figura delas ſiete letras del abece de ſaturno []
      [] and in the season in which descend the rays of the shape of the seven letters of the alphabet of Saturn []

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A combination of the first three letters of the Turkish alphabet; a, be and ce

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑː.beː.ˈd͡ʒeː/

Noun[edit]

abece (definite accusative abeceyi, plural abeceler)

  1. alphabet

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