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MalayEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Malayic *aba, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *aba, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *aba, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *aba, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aba, from Proto-Austronesian *aba.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

اب (Rumi spelling aba‎)

  1. Alternative form of ابه

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic أب‎, from Proto-Semitic *ʾab-.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

اب (Rumi spelling aba‎, plural اب٢‎)

  1. father (male parent)

Etymology 3Edit

Shortened form of haba.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

اب (Rumi spelling aba‎)

  1. Alternative form of هاب

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic أَب(ʾab).

NounEdit

Dari Persian اب
Iranian Persian
Tajik аб (ab)

اب (ab)

  1. (archaic, poetic) father

SynonymsEdit


UrduEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Formed by analogy after جب(jab) and تب(tab).

AdverbEdit

اب (ab)  Hindi spelling: अब (ab)

  1. now, presently

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic أَب(ʾab).

NounEdit

اب (abm (Hindi spelling अब)

  1. father

Etymology 3Edit

From Sanskrit इव (iva).

AdverbEdit

اب (ib)  Hindi spelling: इब (ib)

  1. thus
  2. as
See alsoEdit