What does baba mean?

Definitions for babaˈbɑ bɑ, -bə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baba(noun)

    a small cake leavened with yeast


  1. baba(Noun)

    A kind of sponge cake soaked in rum-flavoured syrup.

  2. baba(Noun)

    A grandmother.

  3. baba(Noun)

    An old woman, especially a traditional old woman from an eastern European culture.

  4. baba(Noun)

    A father.

  5. baba(Noun)

    A holy man, a spiritual leader.

  6. baba(Noun)

    A baby, child.

  7. baba(Noun)

    In baby talk, often used for a variety of words beginning with b, such as bottle or blanket.

  8. 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:

Webster Dictionary

  1. Baba(noun)

    a kind of plum cake


  1. Baba

    Baba is a 2002 Tamil fantasy-action film starring and written by Rajnikanth and directed by Suresh Krishna. The film's cast included Manisha Koirala, Vijayakumar, M. N. Nambiar, Goundamani, Sujatha, Karunas, Ashish Vidyarthi, Amrish Puri, Sayaji Shinde and Riyaz Khan. Guest roles and special appearances were performed by Ramya Krishnan, Sarath Babu, Lawrence Raghavendra, Prabhu Deva, Radha Ravi and Nassar. Soundtrack and background music were composed by A. R. Rahman. The film's story is about a carefree young atheist, Baba, who is a reincarnation of a failed saint from the Himalayas. After several twists and problems caused by corrupt local politicians, Baba is taken to Mahavatar Babaji, whom Baba was a follower of in his last life. Baba gets tested by the deity and is given seven chances of wishes; the test is that if he uses any one of the wishes for his own personal desires, he would have to take many more births for him to get rid of the Karma.

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  2. BABA

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Anagrams for baba »

  1. abab

  2. abba, ABBA


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of baba in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of baba in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Atlantic Starr:

    Ali Baba destroyed a dream!!!

  2. Shah Mahmoud:

    The operation is ongoing in the areas of Baba Ji, Nad Ali and Gereshk as of now, backed by air strikes.

Images & Illustrations of baba

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