bab

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Bab. and báb

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of baby,‎ babby, or babber

Noun[edit]

bab (plural babs)

  1. (UK, informal) Baby

Synonyms[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic language, compare Serbo-Croatian bob, Slovak bôb, Russian боб (bob, bean), from Proto-Slavic *bobъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bab (plural babok)

  1. bean

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic [script needed].

Noun[edit]

bab

  1. chapter

Kurdish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bab m

  1. father

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

bab

  1. rafsi of zbabu.

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bab

  1. chapter (section in a book)

Meriam[edit]

Noun[edit]

bab

  1. father or paternal uncle

Rohingya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bengali.

Noun[edit]

bab

  1. father

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Puter, Vallader) bap

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin *babbus. Compare Sardinian babbu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bab m (plural babs)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) father

Coordinate terms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • pader (term to address a priest or monk)

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page as described here.

Noun[edit]

bab m (genitive baba, plural baban or babannan)

  1. tuft, tassel
  2. child's excrement (hence abab)
  3. stain
    • Bithidh sin 'n a bhab air fhad 's is beò e.
      That will be a stain on him as long as he lives.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Complied by Malcolm MacLennan)