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Abun

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Proper nounEdit

Abun

  1. A language, sometimes considered an isolate and sometimes considered West Papuan, spoken in Papua and divided into the dialects Abun Tat (Karon Pantai), Abun Ji (Madik), and Abun Je.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Amharic or Tigrinya አቡነ (’abuna/abune), or from a similar Classical Syriac word.

NounEdit

Abun

  1. Father, the title of a bishop in an Ethiopian or Coptic church.
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  • Abuna (the status constructus form used when a name follows, sometimes erroneously used even when it does not precede a name)
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