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See also: abbe, Abbe, Abbé, and Äbbe

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French abbot, from Latin abbās (abbot).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abbé (plural abbés)

  1. (obsolete) A French abbot, the (male) head of an abbey. [mid 16th century]
  2. An honorific title for a member of the French clergy. [mid 16th century]

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “abbé” in William Morris, editor, The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, New York, N.Y.: American Heritage Publishing Co., 1971 [1969], OCLC 299754516, page 2.
  • Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], →ISBN), page 2
  • “abbé” in Christine A. Lindberg, editor, The Oxford College Dictionary, 2nd edition, New York, N.Y.: Spark Publishing, 2002, →ISBN, page 2.
  • Laurence Urdang (editor), The Random House College Dictionary (Random House, 1984 [1975], →ISBN), page 2
  • Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], →ISBN), page 3

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French, borrowed from Latin abbās, abbātem, from Ancient Greek ἀββᾶ (abbâ), from Aramaic אבא (’abbā, father). Compare English abbot.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.be/
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NounEdit

abbé m (plural abbés, feminine abbesse)

  1. an abbot, the head of an abbey
  2. (dated) a title or honorific given to priests in general

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French, borrowed from Latin abbās, abbātis (abbot).

NounEdit

abbé m (plural abbés)

  1. (Jersey) abbot

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SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the French abbé (abbot), from Latin abbās (abbot), from Ancient Greek ἀββᾶς (abbâs), ἀββα (abba), from Aramaic אבא (ʾabbāʾ, father).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abbé m (genitive singular abbého, nominative plural abbéovia, declension pattern of kuli)

  1. abbot

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • abbé in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abbé c

  1. an abbot

DeclensionEdit

Declension of abbé 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative abbé abbén abbéer abbéerna
Genitive abbés abbéns abbéers abbéernas
Declension of abbé 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative abbé abbéen abbéer abbéerna
Genitive abbés abbéens abbéers abbéernas

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