baby englannista suomeksi
kultanen, kultsi, kulta, hani, muru
pentu, imeväinen, poikanen
pitää lellikkinä, hoivata
Any very young animal, especially a vertebrate; many species have specific names for their babies, such as kittens for the babies of cats, puppies for the babies of dogs, and chickens for the babies of birds. See animals for more.
Unborn young; a fetus.
''When is your baby due?''
''Stand up for yourself - don't be such a baby!''
''Hey baby, what are you doing later?''
1996, (w), ''A People's Tragedy'', Folio Society 2015, p. 902:
- Sovnarkom was Lenin's baby, it was where he focused all his energies ….
''See my new car here? I can't wait to take this baby for a drive.''
A small image of an infant; a doll.
''a baby boy''
''a baby elephant''
Intended for babies.
Picked when small and immature (as in ''baby corn'', ''baby potatoes'').
1922, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter, http://www.gutenberg.org/files/1156/1156-h/1156-h.htm
- (..) though he tried to be gruff and mature, he yielded to her and was glad to be babied.
1944, (w), ''(w)'', "Friction," http://www.gutenberg.net.au/ebooks01/0100121h.html
- Then the man effected measles and stayed off the job for six weeks, babying himself at home, though he lived just round the corner from my half-built house.
1967, "Mr. Mac and His Team," ''(magazine)|Time'', 31 March, 1967, http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,941104,00.html
- In the past 27 years, "Mr. Mac," as he is known to his 46,000 teammates, has built and babied his McDonnell Co. from nothing into a $1 billion-a-year corporation.
1912, Linda Craig, interviewed by Theresa Forte, "Tree and Twig farm — a treasure chest of heirloom tomatoes," ''Welland Tribune'', 25 May, 2012, https://web.archive.org/web/20171205052150/http://www.wellandtribune.ca/2012/05/23/tree-and-twig-farm--a-treasure-chest-of-heirloom-tomatoes
- I have grown them for years and although some years are better than others, I have always had loads of tomatoes by not babying them, going easy on the water, and fertilizing with compost in the planting hole.
tripod for a film camera
For use by young children