Definition of abye in English:

abye

(also abuy, aby)

verb

archaic
rare
  • with object To pay the penalty for (an offence); to atone for, suffer for, make amends for, expiate (a crime, one's sins, another's guilt, etc.).

Origin

Old English (in an earlier sense). From a- + buy. Compare Gothic usbugjan to redeem (from us- + bugjan).

Pronunciation:

abye

/əˈbʌɪ/