babka

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic language.

Noun[edit]

babka ‎(plural babkas)

  1. An Eastern European coffee cake flavored with orange rind, rum, almonds, and raisins

Translations[edit]


Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

babka f

  1. (informal) old woman

Related terms[edit]


Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

baba +‎ -ka

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

babka f

  1. Diminutive of baba
  2. midwife

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • babka in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Polish[edit]

babka (#3)

Etymology[edit]

baba +‎ -ka

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

babka f

  1. (formal) grandmother
  2. (colloquial) woman
  3. a type of cake
  4. (botany) plantain, a plant of the genus Plantago

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  • babka in Polish dictionaries at PWN