бай-бай

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From ба́ю-ба́ю ‎(báju-báju).

Interjection[edit]

бай-ба́й ‎(baj-báj)

  1. used when putting a baby to sleep.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from English bye-bye.

Interjection[edit]

бай-ба́й ‎(baj-báj)

  1. (slang) bye-bye
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References[edit]

  • Šanskij, N. M. (1965), “бай-бай”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, Moscow: Moscow University Press, page 11