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бабка

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Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *babъka.

NounEdit

ба́бка (bábkaf anim (genitive ба́бки, nominative plural ба́бки)

  1. old woman, crone
  2. grandmother
  3. midwife
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

ба́бка (bábkaf inan (genitive ба́бки, nominative plural ба́бки)

  1. (technology) mandrel
  2. pastern
  3. (anatomy) knucklebones (usually in the plural)
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UkrainianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ба́бка (bábkaf inan (genitive ба́бки, nominative plural бабки́)

  1. anvil
  2. name of a special, delicate ritual bread that is blessed by priest at Easter (also called баба, baba).

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ReferencesEdit

  • бабка” in Ivan Bilodid (editor-in-chief) (1970–1980), Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], in 11 vols, Kiev: Naukova Dumka