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An aba (garment).
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English

Etymology

From Arabic عَبَاءَة.

Noun

Singular
aba

Plural
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  1. A light fabric woven of camel hair or goat hair.
  2. A loose-fitting sleeveless garment of this fabric worn by Bedouins.
  3. An altazimuth used for astronomy on either land or water.

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Bosnian

Etymology

From Ottoman Turkish عبا (abâ) < Arabic عَبَاءَة.

Noun

aba f (plural abe)

  1. aba

Ewe

Noun

aba

  1. mat

Hiligaynon

Interjection

aba

  1. alas, gosh, well, whew
  2. wow

Malay

Noun

aba

  1. father
  2. heat
  3. atom
  4. mite

Romanian

Etymology 1

From Ottoman Turkish عبا (abâ) < Arabic عَبَاءَة.

Noun

aba [[Category:Template:lang:ro nouns|aba]]

  1. Thick wool-fabric, usually white, from which country-style clothing is often made.

Etymology 2

Interjection

aba [[Category:Template:lang:ro interjections|aba]]

  1. An interjection that expresses wonder or draws attention to something.

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

Irish ab, Old Irish abb.

Noun

aba m.

  1. abbot
    An ni a ni an dara h-aba subhach, ni e dubhach an t-aba eile. - What makes the one abbot glad makes the other abbot sad.

References

  • The Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary (Birlinn Limited, 1901-1911, Compiled by Edward Dwelly)
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Complied by Malcolm MacLennan)

Serbian

Etymology

From Ottoman Turkish عبا (abâ) < Arabic عَبَاءَة.

Noun

aba f. (plural abe) (Cyrillic spelling аба)

  1. aba

Tatar

Alternative spellings

Etymology 1

From Arabic عَبَاءَة.

Noun

aba

  1. A thick, rough woolen garment, often made of deer or goat-hide; (compare aba).
Declension

Etymology 2

From abla/абла.

Noun

aba

  1. (dialectal) One's sister.

References

Garkavets A. N. , Useinov S. M. Tatar-Russian-Ukrainian dictionary аба.


Turkish

Etymology

From Arabic عَبَاءَة.

Noun

aba

  1. aba

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