bab

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of baby,‎ babby, or babber

Noun[edit]

bab ‎(plural babs)

  1. (Britain, informal) Baby

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic language, compare Serbo-Croatian bob, Slovak bôb, Russian боб ‎(bob, bean), from Proto-Slavic *bobъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bab ‎(plural babok)

  1. bean

Declension[edit]

Inflection (plural in -ok, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative bab babok
accusative babot babokat
dative babnak baboknak
instrumental babbal babokkal
causal-final babért babokért
translative babbá babokká
terminative babig babokig
essive-formal babként babokként
essive-modal
inessive babban babokban
superessive babon babokon
adessive babnál baboknál
illative babba babokba
sublative babra babokra
allative babhoz babokhoz
elative babból babokból
delative babról babokról
ablative babtól baboktól
Possessive forms of bab
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. babom babjaim
2nd person sing. babod babjaid
3rd person sing. babja babjai
1st person plural babunk babjaink
2nd person plural babotok babjaitok
3rd person plural babjuk babjaik

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic [script needed].

Noun[edit]

bab

  1. chapter

Kurdish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bab m

  1. father

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

bab

  1. rafsi of zbabu.

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bab

  1. chapter (section in a book)

Meriam[edit]

Noun[edit]

bab

  1. father or paternal uncle

Rohingya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bengali.

Noun[edit]

bab

  1. father

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Puter, Vallader) bap

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin *babbus. Compare Sardinian babbu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bab m (plural babs)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) father

Coordinate terms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • pader (term to address a priest or monk)

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bab m ‎(genitive singular baba, plural baban or babannan)

  1. tuft, tassel
  2. child's excrement (hence abab)
  3. stain
    • Bithidh sin 'n a bhab air fhad 's is beò e.
      That will be a stain on him as long as he lives.

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References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Complied by Malcolm MacLennan)