bubi, bubbee, bubbie, bubby, bobe, bobie, boby, buba, bubba
- "My bubbe makes the greatest cabbage soup."
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
Also used as a term of endearment for children, like bubbale
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