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See also: abe, ABE, abé, Abé, abeʼ, a-be, abe-, and abe'

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Shortened from Abraham. In the slang sense for money, refers to the picture of Abraham Lincoln on the currency.

Proper nounEdit

Abe

  1. A diminutive of the male given name Abraham.

NounEdit

Abe (plural Abes)

  1. (slang, US) A five-dollar bill.
    • 1996, J. Madison Davis, And the Angels Sing, page 210:
      "Gambling's not my form of masochism," said Carl. "Huh?" "So how much?" "The wad's mostly ones. Some Jeffersons. Two or three Abes."

Etymology 2Edit

From Japanese.

Proper nounEdit

Abe

  1. A surname​.

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Abe m

  1. A male given name, West Frisian variant of Albert and Abel.

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

Abe

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あべ

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Japanese 阿部 (Abe)

Proper nounEdit

Abe

  1. A Filipino-Japanese surname​.

StatisticsEdit

According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Abe is the 2,027th most common surname in the Philippines, occurring at 5,671 individuals.