babbu

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See also: babu

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit बभ्रु (babhru, mongoose). See there for more.

Noun[edit]

babbu m

  1. cat

Declension[edit]

Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *babbus. Compare Italian babbo and Romansch bab.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

babbu m (plural babbos) (Limba Sarda Comuna)

  1. father

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Sicilian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbab.bʊ/
  • Hyphenation: bàb‧bu

Etymology 1[edit]

Uncertain. Compare Italian babbeo, Spanish bobo (silly, stupid).

Adjective[edit]

babbu (feminine singular babba, masculine and feminine plural babbi)

  1. silly, stupid

Noun[edit]

babbu m (plural babbi)

  1. a stupid or silly person, an idiot
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:babbu

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly related to etymology 1.

Noun[edit]

babbu m (plural babbi)

  1. (colloquial) The vagina or vulva.
    Synonyms: pacchiu, sticchiu, picciuni
Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Italian: babbo (regional Italian)

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