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Meaning of abba

ab•ba

Pronunciation: (u-bä', ä'bu), [key]
— n.
  1. aba.

Ab•ba

Pronunciation: (ab'u), [key]
— n.
  1. a title of reverence for bishops and patriarchs in the Coptic, Ethiopian Christian, and Syriac churches.
  2. an Aramaic word for father, used by Jesus and Paul to address God in a relation of personal intimacy.

Ab•ba

Pronunciation: (ä'bä), [key]
— n.
  1. a female day name for Thursday. See under
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