See also: اب‎, آب‎, ات‎, آپ, and آت

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *ʔabw-, from the root ء ب و(ʾ-b-w)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʔab/
  • (file)

NounEdit

أَب (ʾabm (construct state أَبُو(ʾabū), dual أَبَوَانِ(ʾabawāni), plural آبَاء(ʾābāʾ), feminine أُمّ(ʾumm))

  1. father
  2. ancestor, forefather
Usage notesEdit
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit
DescendantsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

أُبْ (ʾub) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of آبَ(ʾāba)

Further readingEdit