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EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic батѧ (batę), from Proto-Slavic *batę, compare to Bulgarian баща (bašta). Alternatively from *brat(r)ъ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈbatʲə]
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NounEdit

ба́тя (bátjam anim (genitive ба́ти, nominative plural ба́ти, genitive plural ба́тей)

  1. (familiar) dad
  2. familiar term of address for an elderly man

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