sabah, sabbah, sabba
- "My saba sits on the board of directors of this organization."
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Aramaic
Who Uses This
Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001)
See also savta, abba, eema, bubbe, zaidie, tate, and mame.
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