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]

бабушка (babuškaf (plural бабушки, diminutive бабувче)

  1. bell pepper
    Synonym: бабура (babura)
  2. a large needle
  3. toothless sheep
  4. 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 a jokingly 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. By surface analysis, 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
    расскажи́ э́то свое́й ба́бушкеrasskaží éto svojéj bábušketell it to Sweeney, tell it to the marines
  2. old lady
  3. (slang) Gandhi's breakfast, eighty in the lotto game

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: babushka
  • Romanian: băbușcă
  • Votic: baabuškõ
  • Yakut: баабыска (baabıska, midwife; grandmother; old woman)

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