See also: aab, Aab, and AAB

KalmykEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Mongolian аав (aav, father).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

аав (aav) (Clear script spelling ᠠᡃᡋᠠ (āba))

  1. grandfather
  2. father

See alsoEdit


MongolianEdit

MongolianCyrillic
ᠠᠪᠤ
(abu)
аав
(aav)

EtymologyEdit

From Classical Mongolian ᠠᠪᠤ (abu), from Middle Mongol [Term?], Proto-Mongolic *abu. Cognate with Buryat аба (aba), Kalmyk аав (aav), Dongxiang aba, awi, East Yugur awa, Mongghul aaba, Khitan [script needed] (ay). Compare Proto-Turkic *apa (ancestor, bear), Korean 아버지 (abeoji, father), English baba.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

аав (aav) (definite plural аавууд or аав нар); (regular declension)

  1. (informal) dad
    Synonym: эцэг (eceg)

DeclensionEdit