бабай

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Bashkir[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bāba (father; grandfather; ancestor).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bɑˈβɑj]
  • Hyphenation: ба‧бай

Noun[edit]

бабай (babay)

  1. old man older than the speaker's father
  2. (family term) the elder brother of the speaker's father or mother; older uncle

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Бабай из Сайлент-Хилла

баба́й (babájm anim (genitive баба́я, nominative plural баба́и, genitive plural баба́ев)

  1. bogeyman (monster used to scare misbehaving children)
  2. (figuratively) A suspiciously-looking old man

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