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"Grandpa" is a noun which is often translated as "el abuelo", and "grandma" is a noun which is often translated as "la abuela". Learn more about the difference between "grandpa" and "grandma" below.
grandpa(
grahn
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pa
)
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. el abuelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Carolina's grandpa gave her a doll for her birthday.El abuelo de Carolina le regaló una muñeca para su cumpleaños.
b. el abuelito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. 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)
My grandpa used to be in the navy.Mi abuelito antes estaba en la marina de guerra.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(old man)
a. el viejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Out of the way, grandpa! You're walking too slow.¡Muévase, viejo! Andas demasiado lento.
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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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