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TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

Ab

  1. (chemistry, obsolete) alabamine

ReferencesEdit


EnglishEdit

See also the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica's article on:

Etymology 1Edit

The first letter of each of the two syllables of antibody.

NounEdit

Ab (plural Abs)

  1. (immunology) Antibody.

Etymology 2Edit

From Hebrew אָב (āv).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ab (plural Abs)

  1. (Judaism) Av. [First attested in the late 18thcentury.][1]

Etymology 3Edit

Short from of Abner.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ab

  1. A diminutive of the male given name Abner, occasionally used as a formal given name.

Etymology 4Edit

From Egyptian jb, (heart):

 

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Ab (plural Abs)

  1. In Egyptian mythology, the spirit of the heart and the will and conscience of the recently deceased which proceeds to the afterlife and is given as evidence towards the deceased.

Etymology 5Edit

Abbreviation.

NounEdit

Ab (uncountable)

  1. (title) Abbreviation of Abbot.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “Ab” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 2.

AnagramsEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Hebrew אָב (āv).

Proper nounEdit

Ab m

  1. (Judaism) Av, the eleventh month of the Jewish calendar.

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
Ab nAb hAb tAb
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

Ab

  1. (Finland) Abbreviation of aktiebolag.

Usage notesEdit

Ab is used in Finnish Swedish. In Sweden, the abbreviation of aktiebolag is AB.