бабка

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *babъka.

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Noun[edit]

ба́бка (bábkaf anim, f inan (genitive ба́бки, nominative plural ба́бки)

  1. old woman, crone
  2. grandmother
  3. midwife
  4. (technical) mandrel
  5. pastern
  6. (usually in the plural) knucklebones
  7. (in the plural, slang) money

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Ukrainian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ба́бка (bábkaf inan (genitive ба́бки, nominative plural бабки́)

  1. anvil
  2. name of a special, delicate ritual bread that is blessed by priest at Easter (also called баба, baba).

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References[edit]

  • бабка” in Ivan Bilodid (editor-in-chief) (1970–1980), Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], in 11 vols, Kiev: Naukova Dumka