See also: babe



From Proto-Albanian *baba, from Proto-Indo-European *baba (barbaric speech). Compare Middle High German babe, bobe (old woman, mother), German Bube (boy, child, lad), Old Church Slavonic баба (baba, old woman), Italian babbo (father, dad).


babë m (indefinite plural baba, definite singular babët)

  1. dad, daddy
  2. (usually childish) grandpa
  3. (usually childish) father

Derived termsEdit

  • baba (the dad, the daddy; dads, daddies)
  • babai (the dad, the daddy)

Related termsEdit