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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. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, ISBN 978 90 04 15504 6, page 32