babe

babe

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From Middle English babe, a variant of earlier baban, perhaps from Old English *baba (boy, child), from Proto-West Germanic *babō, from Proto-Germanic *babô, reduplicated variant of *ba-, *bō- (father, brother, close male relation).

  • IPA(key): /beɪb/, enPR: bāb
  • Rhymes: -eɪb

babe (plural babes)

  1. (literary or poetic) A baby or infant; a very young human or animal. [from 14th c.]
  2. (slang) An attractive person, especially a young woman. [from 20th c.]
  3. (endearing) Darling (term of endearment).
  • (infant): baby, child, infant
  • (attractive person): looker; See Thesaurus:beautiful person
    • (woman): hottie, doll, fox; See: Thesaurus:beautiful woman
  • (darling): darling, dear, love, sweetheart
  • abbe, abbé

babe

  1. inflection of babar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative
  • bab, babbe
  • (early) baban

From Old English *baba.

  • IPA(key): /ˈbaːb(ə)/, /ˈbab(ə)/

babe (plural babes)

  1. baby, infant
  • baby
  • English: babe, bab
  • Irish: báb
  • Welsh: baban
  • “bābe, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

  • Rhymes: (Brazil) -abi, (Portugal) -abɨ
  • Hyphenation: ba‧be

babe

  1. inflection of babar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative
  • IPA(key): [ˈba.be]

babe f pl

  1. plural of babă

babe (Cyrillic spelling бабе)

  1. inflection of baba:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative plural
  • IPA(key): [ˈbabe]

babe

  1. dative/locative singular of baba

From Proto-Bantu *bààbá.

babé class 1a (plural bóbabé class 2a)

  1. my father

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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