байка

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See also: бајка

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bajьka.

Noun[edit]

ба́йка (bájkaf inan (genitive ба́йки, nominative plural ба́йки, genitive plural ба́ек)

  1. fable, fairy-tale, old wives' tales
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Etymology 2[edit]

Per Vasmer, probably borrowed from Dutch baai, from French baie (woolen matter), from bai (chestnut-colored, bay), from Latin badius (chestnut-colored, bay). First attested in 1720.

Noun[edit]

ба́йка (bájkaf inan (genitive ба́йки, nominative plural ба́йки, genitive plural ба́ек)

  1. baize, (thick) flannelette
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