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Meaning of "baba" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BABA

From French, from Polish, literally: old woman.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BABA

baba  [ˈbɑːbɑː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BABA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Baba is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BABA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of baba in the English dictionary

The definition of baba in the dictionary is a small cake of leavened dough, sometimes mixed with currants and usually soaked in rum.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BABA


Akbar
ˈækbɑː
baa
bɑː
bah
bɑː
bar
bɑː
Dunbar
dʌnˈbɑː
durbar
ˈdɜːbɑː
foobar
ˈfuːbɑː
fubar
ˈfʊːbɑː
handlebar
ˈhændəlbɑː
Malabar
ˈmæləˌbɑː
minibar
ˈmɪnɪˌbɑː
oba
ˈɔːbɑː
rebar
ˈriːbɑː
Sabah
ˈsɑːbɑː
sidebar
ˈsaɪdˌbɑː
subah
ˈsuːbɑː
taskbar
ˈtɑːskˌbɑː
toolbar
ˈtuːlˌbɑː
towbar
ˈtəʊˌbɑː
Zanzibar
ˌzænzɪˈbɑː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BABA

baba gannoujh
baba ghanoush
babaco
babacoote
babalas
Babar
babassu
Babbage
babbelas
babbitry
babbitt
Babbitt metal
Babbittry
babblative
babble
babblement
babbler
babbling
babbling brook

WORDS THAT END LIKE BABA

aba
Addis Ababa
Ali Baba
Annaba
Aqaba
araba
casaba
djellaba
Indaba
jaboticaba
jellaba
Kaaba
Lualaba
mastaba
Orizaba
Saba
Shaba
Sorocaba
Taraba
yaba

Synonyms and antonyms of baba in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «baba» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BABA

Find out the translation of baba to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of baba from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «baba» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

巴巴
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

baba
570 millions of speakers

English

baba
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बाबा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بابا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

баба
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

baba
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বাবা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

baba
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Baba
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

baba
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ババ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

바바
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Baba
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

baba
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பாபா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बाबा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

baba
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

baba
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

baba
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

баба
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

baba
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

baba
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Baba
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

baba
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

baba
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of baba

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BABA»

The term «baba» is very widely used and occupies the 7.823 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BABA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «baba» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «baba» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about baba

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BABA»

Discover the use of baba in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to baba and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Sai Baba: Man of Miracles
Satya Sai Baba--his followers believe him to be a reincarnation of Sai Baba of Shirdi who died in 1918--appears to have been born with phenomenal powers, which he used in childhood and has employed constantly and openly ever since.
Howard Murphet, 1997
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Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
A young Persian boy discovers the well-hidden treasure belonging to a band of thieves.
‎2010
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Sai Baba: The Ultimate Experience
This is a teaching story in which the author relates some of the personal development she experienced through her encounters with Sai Baba over a period of ten years.
Phyllis Krystal, 1994
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Baba Yaga: The Ambiguous Mother and Witch of the Russian ...
In some tales she tries to harm the protagonist, while in others she is helpful. This book investigates the image and ambiguity of Baba Yaga in detail and considers the meanings she has for East Slavic culture.
Andreas Johns, 2004
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A Compendium of the Teachings of Sri Sathya Sai Baba
This Book Is A Compilation Of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba's Significant Statements On Individual Subjects.
‎2004
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Sai Baba of Shirdi (English)
Shirdi is no longer an obscure village. Today it is a centre of pilgrimage for lakhs of Sai Baba s devotees. This book translated into Hindi is a complete account of his life and mission.Hindi Rs. 95 / Telugu Rs. 125
V. B. Kher, 1991
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The Life And Teachings Of Sai Baba Of Shirdi: The ...
A general introduction to the life and teachings of holy man Sai Baba (1836-1918), who is little known in the west, but whose followers number millions in his native India.
Antonio Rigopoulos, 1993
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Baba: A Return to China Upon My Father's Shoulders
The author retells her father's experiences growing up in China in the 1930s and 1940s
‎1996
9
Baba
A little girl, convinced her Russian grandmother is magical, sneaks into her large bag one evening to find out where "Baba" goes every Monday night.
Tanya Shpakow, 1989
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What Researchers Say on Sri Shirdi Sai Baba
This research monograph is a unique addition to the existing literature on Sri Shirdi Sai Baba, who lived a humble life and taught the basics of spirituality and morality to the devotees through his many miracles, revelations of their past ...
Satya Pal Ruhela, 1994

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BABA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term baba is used in the context of the following news items.
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Yahoo!'s Stock Has Upside Despite BABA Controversy, Says …
The company could choose to continue to hold Alibaba shares (remain long BABA), in which case we believe there is at least 15% upside to ... «Barron's, Jul 15»
2
Chelsea and Manchester City prepare to battle Roma for Baba
Chelsea and Manchester City are primed to make their moves for Augsburg left-back Baba Rahman after Roma opened the bidding. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
3
Salman Khan Attends Baba Siddique's Iftaar Party. No Shah Rukh …
As always, Congress politician Baba Siddique's annual iftaar party in Mumbai on July 5 was a high profile affair attended by Bollywood stars ... «NDTV, Jul 15»
4
'Peanuts Movie' Trailer Heads Into Teenage Wasteland With the …
Baba O'Riley” is the opening cut on the Who's landmark 1971 album, Who's Next, which came out of Pete Townshend's failed Lifehouse ... «Ultimate Classic Rock, Jul 15»
5
Pre-Market Buzz: Apple (AAPL), Alibaba Group (BABA), Enzon …
Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) – China's biggest e-commerce company said on Friday that its financial services arm Ant Financial has ... «Wall Street Pit, Jul 15»
6
NPP sharing goodies in Talensi not NDC – BT Baba
Parliamentary candidate for the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Talensi, B.T. Baba has rejected claims that his party is ... «Citifmonline, Jul 15»
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Early movers: HUM, SRG, AAPL, POT, BABA & more
Alibaba (NYSE: BABA)-The China-based online retailer's financial services arm Ant Financial has completed a private placement of shares, ... «Yahoo7 News, Jul 15»
8
EBay Marketplace Seen Supporting Stock Buyback Post PayPal BABA
PayPal is much likelier to partner with China's Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) than Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) after its spinoff from eBay, ... «Investor's Business Daily, Jul 15»
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Siblings Shabana and Baba Azmi come together for a film titled …
For the first time in Indian cinematic history, couple Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi and the latter's brother Baba Azmi, will be working together ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
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Fraud postal agent turned baba lands in CBI net after 10 yrs
New Delhi: Nearly a decade after he gave a slip to enforcement agencies, law finally caught up with seer Durgesh Maharaj of Badrinath, who in ... «Zee News, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Baba [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/baba>. Jul 2020 ».
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