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аба

аба

See also: Appendix:Variations of "aba"

Abaza

Noun

аба (ābā)

  1. father

Abkhaz

Adjective

а-ба́ (ā-bā́)

  1. dry

Synonyms

  • а-ҩа́ (ā-ʿ°ā́)

Bulgarian

Etymology

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish عبا (abâ) (Turkish aba), from Arabic عَبَاءَة (ʿabāʾa).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /əˈba/

Noun

аба́ (abá) f

  1. frieze, homespun, coarse woollen cloth
  2. cloak

Inflection


Khakas

Noun

аба (aba)

  1. bear (mammal)

Declension


Kyrgyz

Noun

аба (aba)

  1. air

Russian

Etymology 1

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish عبا (abâ) (Turkish aba), from Arabic عَبَاءَة (ʿabāʾa).

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɐˈba]

Noun

аба́ (abá) f inan (genitive абы́, uncountable)

  1. aba, a coarse woven cloth
  2. a cloak-like garment made from aba
Declension
Derived terms
  • абиный (abinyj)
See also

References

  • Fasmer, Maks (1964–1973), аба”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress

Etymology 2

Limited spread suggests Bashkir аба (aba, expression of surprise, indignation), Chuvash апа (apa, expression of surprise, indignation).

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɐˈba]

Interjection

аба́ (abá)

  1. (dialectal, Ural) Well, I never! (expression of surprise)
Synonyms

Etymology 3

From Tatar dialectal аба (aba). According to Anikin, ultimately from Proto-Turkic *aba (father, bear), Proto-Mongolic *aba (father) > Mongolian ав (av). See also а́ва (áva), апа (apa).

Also compare Old East Slavic абба (abba).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈabə]

Noun

а́ба (ába) f anim (genitive а́бы, nominative plural а́бы, genitive plural аб)

  1. (dialectal, Omsk) elder sister
  2. (dialectal, Omsk) father's sister
Declension
References
  • Anikin, A. Je. (2007), аба”, in Russkij etimologičeskij slovarʹ [Russian Etymological Dictionary] (in Russian), volume I, Moscow: Rukopisnyje pamjatniki Drevnej Rusi, pages 61

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish عبا (abâ) (Turkish aba), from Arabic عَبَاءَة (ʿabāʾa).

Noun

аба f (Latin spelling aba)

  1. aba