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See also Bab., and báb

Hungarian

Etymology

From a Slavonic language, compare Croatian bob.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈbɒb/

Noun

bab (plural babok)

  1. bean

Declension


Indonesian

Etymology

From Arabic.

Noun

bab

  1. chapter

Kurdish

Alternative spellings

Noun

bab m.

  1. father

Meriam

Noun

bab

  1. father or paternal uncle

Rohingya

Etymology

From Bengali.

Noun

bab

  1. father

Romansch

Etymology

Late Latin *babbus.

Noun

bab

  1. father

Scottish Gaelic

Noun

bab m.

  1. tuft, tassel
  2. child's excrement (hence abab)
  3. stain
    Bithidh sin 'n a bhab air fhad 's is beò e. - That will be a stain on him as long as he lives.

Related terms

References

  • The Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary (Birlinn Limited, 1901-1911, Compiled by Edward Dwelly)
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Complied by Malcolm MacLennan)

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