Appendix:Proto-Semitic/ʾab-

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This entry contains Proto-Semitic reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-SemiticEdit

NounEdit

*ʾab-

  1. father

DescendantsEdit

  • Akkadian: 𒀊 B223ellst.png (abu) [AB]
  • Amharic: አባት (ʾäbat) (abat)
  • Ammonite: 𐤀𐤁 (ʾb)
  • Arabic: أب (’ab)
  • Aramaic:
    Syriac: ܐܒܐ (’abā’)
    Hebrew: אבא (’abā’)
  • Epigraphic South Arabian:
    • Minaean: bʾ 𐩱𐩨 (ʾb)
    • Qatabanian: bʾ 𐩱𐩨 (ʾb)
    • Sabaean: bʾ 𐩱𐩨 (ʾb)
  • Ge'ez: ኣብ (ʾab) (ʾab)
  • Edomite: 𐤀𐤁 (ʾb)
  • Hebrew: אָב (āb)
  • Moabite: 𐤀𐤁 (ʾb)
  • Phoenician: 𐤀𐤁 (ʾb)
  • Tigrinya: ኣቦ (ʾabo) (ʾabbo)
  • Ugaritic: 𐎀𐎁 (ảb)

OnomasticsEdit

  1. Abigail
  2. Abraham
  3. Absalom
  4. Ahab
  5. Barabbas
  6. Job
  7. Joab

Borrowed termsEdit

  1. abelmosk
  2. baobab
  3. borage
  4. bwana
  5. pataca
  6. abba, abbacy, abbatial, abbé, abbess, abbey, abbo
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