how to pronounce бабка


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бабка is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of бабка in a speech by a native speaker of standard russian:

“… искать померла бабка да и хрен с низкой …”

meanings of бабка


  1. Pastern.
  2. Knucklebones (usually in the plural).
  3. Old woman, crone.
  4. Midwife.
  5. Mandrel.
  6. Grandmother.

бабка frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word бабка occurs in russian on average 4.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with бабка


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