sabbat

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French sabbat (Sabbath)

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sabbat (plural sabbats)

  1. witches' Sabbath

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin sabbatum (Sabbath), from Ancient Greek σάββατον (sábbaton, Sabbath), from Hebrew שַׁבָּת (shabát, Sabbath).

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Noun[edit]

sabbat m (plural sabbats, diminutive sabbatje n)

  1. Sabbath

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin sabbata or sabbatum, from Ancient Greek σάββατον (sábbaton, Sabbath), from Hebrew שבת (shabát, Sabbath).
In regards to the semantic evolution to "witches' meeting" compare with ramdam, brouhaha. See also samedi.

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Noun[edit]

sabbat m (plural sabbats)

  1. Sabbath, biblical seventh day
    Les juifs observent fort exactement le sabbat.
  2. witches' Sabbath, meeting of witches at midnight
    Qu’est-ce que vous portez donc là, mon petit fieu ? — Des crapauds qui t’ont vue au sabbat, vieille sorcière, répondit celui-ci. (Charles Deulin, Manneken-Pis)
  3. noisy meeting
    Ces ivrognes ont fait un terrible sabbat.

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sabbata, sabbatum, from Ancient Greek σάββατον (sábbaton, Sabbath).

Noun[edit]

sabbat m (plural sabbats)

  1. (Jersey) witches' Sabbath

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew שבת (shabát).

Noun[edit]

sabbat m (definite singular sabbaten, indefinite plural sabbater, definite plural sabbatene)

  1. Sabbath, the Biblical seventh day of the week, observed as a day of rest in Judaism

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew שבת (shabát).

Noun[edit]

sabbat m (definite singular sabbaten, indefinite plural sabbatar, definite plural sabbatane)

  1. Sabbath (as above)

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

sabbat m (plural sabbats)

  1. Alternative form of sabá

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

sabbat c

  1. Sabbath (Biblical seventh day of the week, observed in Judaism and by some Christians)
  2. Sabbath (Sunday, observed by the majority of Christians)

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