Quote Originally Posted by Johane Derite View Post
Albanian. Bac/Bacë, meaning "Elder, Uncle" from proto Abanian "Batja". Bato is obviously related to Bacë. The Slavic version is a cognate with it, but wasn't present in the balkans in the time.

Bac is an omnipresent term, especially for heroes etc. For example the famous "Bac, u kry" slogan (Uncle, it's over) about Adem Jashari:

Hm, interesting. In hungarian bácsi means unkle/ elderly man and báty means older brother. Nagy báty means unkle. Nagy means big. Nagy bátyám literally my big older brother - my brother of my father - my uncle...

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