Definitions

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  • proper noun A language, sometimes considered an isolate and sometimes considered West Papuan, spoken in Papua and divided into the dialects Abun Tat (Karon Pantai), Abun Ji (Madik), and Abun Je.
  • noun Father, the title of a bishop in an Ethiopian or Coptic church.

Etymologies

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From Amharic or Tigrinya አቡነ (’abuna/abune), or from a similar Classical Syriac word.

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