Definitions for "Abaye"
Abaye was a Jewish Talmudist who lived in Babylonia, known as an amora; born about the close of the third century; died 339 (see Talmudic Academies in Babylonia). His father, Kaylil, was the brother of Rabbah bar Nachmani, a teacher at the Academy of Pumbedita. Abaye's real name was Nachmani, after his grandfather.