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Etymology 1Edit

From ба́тя (bátja) +‎ -ка (-ka), originally a diminutive. Cognates include Ukrainian ба́тько (bátʹko), Belarusian ба́цька (bácʹka).

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NounEdit

ба́тька (bátʹkam anim (genitive ба́тьки, nominative plural ба́тьки, genitive plural ба́тек)

  1. (colloquial) father, dad
    не лезь поперёд батьки в пеклоne lezʹ poperjód batʹki v peklodon't jump the gun; haste makes waste
  2. (colloquial) "father", boss, master, lord, kingpin, number one, pro
  3. (colloquial) a nickname for president of Belarus Alyaksandr Lukashenka, also the Belarusian term ба́цька (bácʹka) is used in this sense.
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Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • ба́тька: IPA(key): [ˈbatʲkə]
  • батька́: IPA(key): [bɐtʲˈka]

NounEdit

ба́тька (bátʹkam anim

  1. genitive singular of ба́тько (bátʹko)
  2. accusative singular of ба́тько (bátʹko)

NounEdit

батька́ (batʹkám anim

  1. genitive singular of батько́ (batʹkó)
  2. accusative singular of батько́ (batʹkó)