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"Grandma" is a noun which is often translated as "la abuela", and "rest in peace" is a phrase which is often translated as "descanse en paz". Learn more about the difference between "grandma" and "rest in peace" below.
grandma(
grahn
-
ma
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(relative)
a. la abuela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Last week we celebrated my grandma's birthday.La semana pasada celebramos el cumpleaños de mi abuela.
b. la abuelita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
He loves his grandma.Quiere mucho a su abuelita.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(old woman)
a. la vieja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
All the grandmas turned out to see the show.Todas las viejas asistieron al espectáculo.
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rest in peace(
rehst
 
ihn
 
pis
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. descanse en paz
The words - Rest In Peace - were written on the tombstone.Las palabras - Descanse En Paz - estaban escritas en la lápida.
b. descansar en paz
After years of sickness, he will finally be able to rest in peace.Después de años de enfermedad, por fin podrá descansar en paz.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
2. (imperative)
a. descansa en paz (informal singular)
Rest in peace, old friend. You will be missed.Descansa en paz, viejo amigo. Se te extrañará.
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