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babka

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From a Slavic language.

NounEdit

babka (plural babkas)

  1. An Eastern European coffee cake flavored with orange rind, rum, almonds, and raisins

TranslationsEdit


CzechEdit

NounEdit

babka f

  1. (informal) old woman

Related termsEdit


Lower SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

baba +‎ -ka

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

babka f

  1. Diminutive of baba
  2. midwife

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • babka in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

PolishEdit

babka (#3)

EtymologyEdit

baba +‎ -ka

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

babka f

  1. (formal) grandmother
  2. (colloquial) woman
  3. a type of cake
  4. (botany) plantain, a plant of the genus Plantago

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  • babka in Polish dictionaries at PWN