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bāba

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *bā́ˀbāˀ[1]. Cognate with Common Slavic *ba̋ba (old woman) and Lithuanian bóba (old woman).

NounEdit

bãba f

  1. (vulgar) woman

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rick Derksen (2008), Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon, Brill: Leiden-Boston, page 32