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See also: Abt, Äbt, abt., and Abt.

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AdjectiveEdit

abt (not comparable)

  1. (academics) all but thesis: A description of the status of a masters, doctoral, or (infrequently) undergraduate student who has completed all degree requirements except the culminating thesis.

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abt

  1. (text messaging) Abbreviation of about.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch abbet, ultimately from Latin abbās, from Ancient Greek ἀββᾶς (abbâs), from Aramaic אבא‎‎, from Proto-Semitic *ʾab-. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑpt/
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  • Hyphenation: abt
  • Rhymes: -ɑpt

NounEdit

abt m (plural abten, diminutive abtje n, feminine abdis)

  1. An abbot, monastic superior of an abbey

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EstonianEdit

NounEdit

abt (genitive abti, partitive abti)

  1. abbot; the head of a Catholic abbey

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West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Latin abbās, from Ancient Greek ἀββᾶς (abbâs), from Aramaic אבא‎‎, from Proto-Semitic *ʾab-. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

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NounEdit

abt c (plural abten)

  1. abbot (the monastic superior of an abbey)

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Further readingEdit

  • abt”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011