бабушка

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Belarusian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ба́бушка (bábuškaf pers (genitive ба́бушкі, nominative plural ба́бушкі, genitive plural ба́бушак)

  1. (rare) grandmother
    Synonyms: бабу́ля (babúlja), бабу́ня (babúnja), бабу́ся (babúsja), ба́бка (bábka), ба́ба (bába)

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Macedonian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbabuʃka]
  • Hyphenation: ба‧буш‧ка

Noun[edit]

ба́бушка (bábuškaf (plural ба́бушки, diminutive ба́бувче)

  1. bell pepper
    Synonym: ба́бура (bábura)
  2. a large needle
  3. toothless sheep
  4. (zoology) a small fish in the river Bregalnica

Usage notes[edit]

  • The word can also mean "grandma", but that meaning hasn't been added to dictionaries. Macedonians rarely use it in that way. Instead, ба́ба (bába) is used for grandma.

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • бабушка” in Дигитален речник на македонскиот јазик (Digitalen rečnik na makedonskiot jazik) [Digital dictionary of the Macedonian language] − drmj.eu

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *babušьka. Synchronically analyzable as ба́ба (bába) +‎ -ушка (-uška).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbabʊʂkə]
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Noun[edit]

ба́бушка (bábuškaf anim (genitive ба́бушки, nominative plural ба́бушки, genitive plural ба́бушек)

  1. grandmother, grandma, granny
  2. old lady
  3. (slang) Gandhi's breakfast, eighty in the lotto game

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: babushka
  • Yakut: баабыска (baabıska, midwife; grandmother; old woman)

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