abt

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See also: Abt, Äbt, abt., and Abt.

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.

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abt

  1. (text messaging) Abbreviation of about.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch abbet, ultimately from Latin abbās, from Ancient Greek ἀββᾶς (abbâs), from Aramaic אבא‎‎, 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

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West Frisian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

abt c (plural abten)

  1. An abbot, the monastic superior of an abbey