Definitions for babaˈbɑ bɑ, -bə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ba•baˈbɑ bɑ, -bə(n.)(pl.)-bas.
a small yeast cake often containing raisins, usu. served soaked in a rum syrup.
Origin of baba:
1820–30; < F < Pol: lit., old woman
a small cake leavened with yeast
A kind of sponge cake soaked in rum-flavoured syrup.
An old woman, especially a traditional old woman from an eastern European culture.
A holy man, a spiritual leader.
A baby, child.
In baby talk, often used for a variety of words beginning with b, such as bottle or blanket.
Origin: As one of the first utterances many babies are able to say, baba (like mama, papa, and dada) has come to be used in many languages as a term for various family members:
a kind of plum cake
Translations for baba
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a babe in arms (= a small baby not yet able to walk).
- طِفل رَضيعArabic
- bebêPortuguese (BR)
- das BabyGerman
- baby; spædbarnDanish
- βρέφος, πολύ μικρό παιδίGreek
- نوزاد؛ کودکFarsi
- petit enfantFrench
- बच्चा, शिशु जो अभी चल नहीं पाताHindi
- mazulis; bērniņšLatvian
- baby, spedbarnNorwegian
- کودک نوزادPersian
- د غيږي ماشوم، اپلتېPashto
- sugar, bebeluşRomanian
- bebis, spädbarnSwedish
- 嬰兒Chinese (Trad.)
- چھوٹا بچہ، طفلUrdu
- trẻ sơ sinhVietnamese
- 婴儿Chinese (Simp.)
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