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"Etc." is an abbreviation which is often translated as "etc.", and "abuelos" is a plural noun which is often translated as "grandparents". Learn more about the difference between "etc." and "abuelos" below.
etc.(
ehts
)
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
1. (et cetera)
a. etc.
¿Cómo fue la reunión? - Bien: llegamos, comimos, hablamos, negociamos, etc.How was the meeting? - Fine: we arrived, ate, talked, negotiated, etc.
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abuelos(
ah
-
bweh
-
lohs
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (relatives)
a. grandparents
Mis abuelos viven en un pueblito en Italia.My grandparents live in a little town in Italy.
abuelo
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (relative)
a. grandfather
Mi abuelo materno es el hombre más sabio que conozco.My maternal grandfather is the wisest man I know.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(geezer)
a. old man
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Vamos abuelo, que todavía no es hora de dormir.Come on old man, it isn't time for bed yet.
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