babushka

babushka
babushka NOUN (in Russia) an old woman or grandmother.
ORIGIN Russian, 'grandmother' .

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  • Babushka — ( ru. бабушка, IPA ru|ˈbabuʂkə Audio|ru babushka.ogg|listen) is a Russian word meaning grandmother, or more generally (but quite informally) old lady. In the English language the term may have the following meanings:*A type of headscarf tied… …   Wikipedia

  • babushka — (n.) type of head covering for women, 1938, from Rus. babushka grandmother …   Etymology dictionary

  • babushka — [bə boosh′kə] n. [Russ, grandmother, dim. of baba, old woman, orig. < baby talk: so named as frequent garb of old women] 1. an old Russian woman or grandmother 2. a kerchief or scarf worn on the head by a woman or girl and tied under the chin …   English World dictionary

  • babushka — noun Etymology: Russian, grandmother, diminutive of baba old woman Date: 1938 1. a. a usually triangularly folded kerchief for the head b. a head covering (as a scarf) resembling a babushka 2. an …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • babushka — /beuh boosh keuh, boohsh /, n. 1. a woman s scarf, often triangular, used as a hood with two of the ends tied under the chin. 2. an elderly Russian woman, esp. an elderly grandmother. [1935 40; < Russ bábushka grandmother, equiv. to báb(a) old… …   Universalium

  • babushka — ba•bush•ka [[t]bəˈbʊʃ kə, ˈbuʃ [/t]] n. pl. kas clo a woman s head scarf, shaped or folded in a triangle, worn with two ends tied under the chin • Etymology: 1935–40; < Russ bábushka grandmother, dim. of bába …   From formal English to slang

  • Babushka Adoption Foundation — is a charitable non governmental organization based in Bishkek, the capital city of Kyrgyzstan. It was founded in 1999 by Markus Muller; the director, based in Bishkek, is Xenia Kirsanova. The main goal of the foundation is to provide support of… …   Wikipedia

  • Babushka Adoption Foundation — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Babushka Adoption Foundation es una organización no gubernamental ubicada en Bishkek, Kirguistán fundada en 1989 por Markus Muller. El objetivo de la fundación es el de proveer soporte de personas mayores que no… …   Wikipedia Español

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  • Babushka Adoption Foundation — es una organización no gubernamental ubicada en Bishkek, Kirguistán fundada en 1989 por Markus Muller. El objetivo de la fundación es el de proveer soporte de personas mayores que no tienen familia que pueda proveer soporte para ellos en… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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