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bubbe

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Grandma? In what dialect? --Connel MacKenzie 08:23, 31 January 2007 (UTC)

That would be Yinglish. Angr 18:57, 4 February 2007 (UTC)
RFV extended. Please provide citations. — Beobach972 17:39, 26 May 2007 (UTC)

Here are two illustrative quotations :

  • 1999: Linda Barnes, A Trouble of Fools
    I never met my bubbe, my grandma, the source of all my mother's Yiddish proverbs ...
  • 1996: Joan C. Hawxhurst, Bubbe & Gram: My Two Grandmothers
    A little girl describes the various things she does with her Jewish grandmother, Bubbe, and her Christian grandmother, Gram, and what she has learned about both.
Beobach972 17:50, 28 May 2007 (UTC)
The Yiddish written in Hebrew is באָבע, which I would transliterate as bobe, but it can be pronounced either BOHbeh or BOObeh, so I can see how some people might come to write it bubbe. —Stephen 16:37, 29 May 2007 (UTC)
rfvpassed Cynewulf 15:30, 29 June 2007 (UTC)