abt

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See also: Abt, ABT, abt., Abt., and Äbt

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

abt

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-3 language code for Abelam.

English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

abt (not comparable)

  1. (academics) all but thesis: A description of the status of a masters, doctoral, or (infrequently) undergraduate student who has completed all degree requirements except the culminating thesis.

Synonyms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

abt

  1. (text messaging) Abbreviation of about.

Anagrams[edit]

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch abbet, ultimately from Latin abbās, from Ancient Greek ἀββᾶς (abbâs), from Aramaicאבא⁩, from Proto-Semitic *ʾab-. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑpt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: abt
  • Rhymes: -ɑpt

Noun[edit]

abt m (plural abten, diminutive abtje n, feminine abdis)

  1. An abbot, monastic superior of an abbey

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: ab

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Abt.

Noun[edit]

abt (genitive abti, partitive abti)

  1. abbot (head of a Catholic abbey)

Declension[edit]

Declension of abt (ÕS type 22e/riik, length gradation)
singular plural
nominative abt abtid
accusative nom.
gen. abti
genitive abtide
partitive abti abte
abtisid
illative abti
abtisse
abtidesse
abtesse
inessive abtis abtides
abtes
elative abtist abtidest
abtest
allative abtile abtidele
abtele
adessive abtil abtidel
abtel
ablative abtilt abtidelt
abtelt
translative abtiks abtideks
abteks
terminative abtini abtideni
essive abtina abtidena
abessive abtita abtideta
comitative abtiga abtidega

Further reading[edit]

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabicإبْط(ʔibṭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abt m (dual abtejn, plural abtijiet)

  1. armpit

Inflection[edit]

    Inflected forms
Personal-pronoun-
including forms
singular plural
m f
1st person abti abtna
2nd person abtek abtkom
3rd person abtu abtha abthom

Derived terms[edit]

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin abbās, from Ancient Greek ἀββᾶς (abbâs), from Aramaicאבא⁩, from Proto-Semitic *ʾab-. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abt c (plural abten)

  1. abbot (the monastic superior of an abbey)

Alternative forms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • abt”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011