бай-бай

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From баю-баю ‎(baju-baju).

Interjection[edit]

бай-ба́й ‎(baj-báj)

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

From English bye-bye.

Interjection[edit]

бай-ба́й ‎(baj-báj)

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

  • “бай-бай” in N. M. Šanskij (1963–), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of Russian Language], Moscow: Moscow University Press, volume 2, page 11