babka

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic language.

Noun[edit]

babka (plural babkas)

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

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

babka f

  1. (informal) old woman

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

baba +‎ -ka

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

babka f

  1. diminutive of baba
  2. midwife

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References[edit]

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

Polish[edit]

babka (#1)

Etymology[edit]

baba +‎ -ka

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

babka f (diminutive babeczka)

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

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Further reading[edit]

  • babka in Polish dictionaries at PWN