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Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *babъka.

NounEdit

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

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

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

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

  • IPA(key): [ˈbɑbkɐ]
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NounEdit

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

  1. small anvil, mandrel
  2. (Canada) name of a special, delicate ritual bread that is blessed by priest at Easter (also called баба, baba), Equivalent to Austrian Gugelhupf, Polish baba wielkanocna, and Russian кулич. Sometimes conflated with paska.

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