אב

AramaicEdit

NounEdit

אַב ‎(ʾaḇm

  1. absolute form of אַבָּא ‎(ʾabbā)

Proper nounEdit

אָב ‎(ʾāḇm

  1. August

ReferencesEdit

  • Marcus Jastrow (1903), A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature

HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *ʾab-.

NounEdit

אָב ‎(ávm ‎(plural indefinite אָבוֹת, singular construct אֲבִי־, feminine counterpart אֵם)

  1. father, male parent
  2. ancestor, forefather
  3. progenitor
  4. originator
  5. prototype
  6. (אַב, av) Singular construct form of אָב ‎(av).
DeclensionEdit
Usage notesEdit
  • In Modern Hebrew, the singular construct form אַב is also used.

Etymology 2Edit

From Akkadian 𒉈 ‎(Abu).

Proper nounEdit

אָב ‎(āvm

  1. Av, the fifth month of the Jewish calendar (of thirty days) beginning between the eighth of July and the seventh of August, and ending between the sixth of August and the fifth of September.
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Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

אֵב ‎(ēvm; also אֵיב ‎(ēv)

  1. swelling, spreading.
  2. the young shoots of a tree, opposed to the branches growing directly from the trunk.
  3. ((in plural): אִבִּין ‎(ibin), אִיבִּין ‎(ibin)) state of growth, development.

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