Definitions

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  • noun Alternative form of aba.

Etymologies

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From Middle English, from Latin, from Ancient Greek, from Aramaic אבא/ܐܒܐ (ʼabbāʼ, "father"); see abbot.

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Variant forms.

Examples

  • In another, a napping father can't hear his son's calls of "daddy" and only stirs awake when he hears the word "abba" - Hebrew for father.

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  • In another, a napping father can't hear his son's calls of "daddy" and only stirs awake when he hears the word "abba" - Hebrew for father.

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  • Lawa: Youngest child of Mwezi and Ng; after graduation works at ejida on Byli, then comes to work at ejida on Riesig; eventual partner of Qala; acts as live-in abba for Prl when she has Pyosz

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  • Qala: Raised on Exploit; radio operator at Lofthall; eventual secretary to Lofthall Sheng Zhang; eventual partner of Lawa; acts as live-in abba for Prl when she has Pyosz; (Y)

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  • Lawa: Youngest child of Mwezi and Ng; after graduation works at ejida on Byli, then comes to work at ejida on Riesig; eventual partner of Qala; acts as live-in abba for Prl when she has Pyosz

    PYA CAST OF CHARACTERS

  • Qala: Raised on Exploit; radio operator at Lofthall; eventual secretary to Lofthall Sheng Zhang; eventual partner of Lawa; acts as live-in abba for Prl when she has Pyosz; (Y)

    Archive 2004-08-08

  • He used the Hebrew word abba, which is the equivalent of "Daddy."

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  • March 21st, 2010 at 5: 46 pm lux (brought to you by The Truth (c)) says: another line in abba – waterloo that’s very appropriate

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  • Paul Schaffer was our 'abba' (father) and it was right.

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  • For the moment, all I'll say is that Tom seems to treat addressing God as "abba" as though it were the most natural thing in the world.

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  • In Coptic and Syriac churches, Abba (father or master) is a title of the patriarch of bishops.

    December 10, 2007

  • "GAYmobile's service line - called HOMOBILE - might soon be offering a wireless dating service as well as subtle ringtones that indicate the users sexual preferences. Until then, GAYmobile suggests that subsribers use songs like 'I am what I am' or anything by ABBA as ringtone."

    - review, guerrilla-innovation.com, 30 Oct 2005.

    November 22, 2008

  • closeted abba fan lurks in kremlin

    February 7, 2009

  • "Water" in Sardu. (See also ea.)

    February 8, 2009

  • "abba" in Hungarian means: in(to) that (one)

    August 7, 2012