Babushka means grandmother in Russian. The word babushka is also used to talk about old ladies in general.
In Russian alphabet it’s written ба́бушка.
Possible variations of babushka:
– бабу́ля [ba-bú-lya]
– бабу́ся [ba-bú-sya]
An old lady can be also called стару́шка [sta-rúsh-ka], from the word ста́рый (old). In this case it’s just a random old lady and not a grandma.
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Examples of Babushka in Russian
У ба́бушки высо́кое давле́ние.
u bá-bush-kee vy-só-ka-ye dav-lýe-nee-ye
Grandma has high blood pressure.