See also: babką and bábka

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From a Slavic language. Compare baba, in the sense of "rum soaked cake".

NounEdit

babka (plural babkas)

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

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CzechEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

babka f

  1. (informal) old woman.
    Synonym: → stařena
  2. the mushroom Xerocomellus chrysenteron.
    Synonym: hřib žlutomasý

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • babka in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • babka in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Lower SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

baba +‎ -ka.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

babka f

  1. Diminutive of baba
  2. midwife.

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Arnošt Muka (1921, 1928), “babka”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German, Russian), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted (in German)Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • babka in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

PolishEdit

 
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babka (#1)

EtymologyEdit

baba +‎ -ka.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbap.ka/
  • (file)

NounEdit

babka f (diminutive babeczka)

  1. babka (a type of cake)
  2. (formal) grandmother
  3. (colloquial) woman
  4. Diminutive of baba
  5. plantain (any plant of the genus Plantago)

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • babka in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • babka in Polish dictionaries at PWN