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bae

See also: BAE, BAe, and Bae

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From babe or baby by shortening.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bae (plural baes)

  1. (slang) Darling (term of endearment).
    • 2013, "Jack", "Jack & Jill: On High School Relationships", The Torch (St. John's University), Volume 91, Issue 5, 28 August 2013, page 9:
      And if you actually want to see your bae – you know, like in person – You[sic] better set aside some of your refund check to pay for the $26 train ticket to a school that lingers outside of the tri-state area.
    • 2014, Laken Howard, "Pillow Talk: Let's talk about V-day", The Current (entertainment insert of The Daily Northwestern, Northwestern University), 13 February 2014, page 3:
      Your newsfeed gets clogged with statuses like “Happy Valentine’s Day to my bae! I’ve loved you so much ever since we first met three months, eight days, 11 hours and 27 minutes ago!”
    • 2014, "How Steamy Is Your PDA?", Seventeen, June/July 2014, page 98:
      A fresh pic of you and your bae on vacay together? Who wouldn't “like” that?!?
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.

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BislamaEdit

ParticleEdit

bae

  1. alternative form of bambae

PijinEdit

EtymologyEdit

English by and by

ParticleEdit

bae

  1. Future tense marker

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /bɑɨ̯/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /bai̯/

NounEdit

bae m (plural baeau)

  1. bay

VerbEdit

bae

  1. alternative form of bai

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bae fae mae unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.