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"Grandparent" is a noun which is often translated as "el abuelo", and "sister" is a noun which is often translated as "la hermana". Learn more about the difference between "grandparent" and "sister" below.
grandparent(
grahnd
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peh
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rihnt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (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).
, 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).
I can't believe I'm going to be a grandparent!¡No puedo creer que voy a ser abuelo!
grandparents
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (relatives)
a. los abuelos
(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).
Our grandparents always amuse us with colorful stories.Nuestros abuelos siempre nos entretienen con historias vívidas.
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sister(
sihs
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tuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (relative)
a. la hermana
(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).
I'm going to the beach with my sister and my brother.Voy a ir a la playa con mi hermana y mi hermano.
b. la ñaña
(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)
(Andes)
Did you see my sister playing around here?¿Viste a mi ñaña jugando por aquí?
2. (nun)
a. la hermana
(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).
The mission has 26 sisters living in the convent.La misión tiene 26 hermanas viviendo en el convento.
3. (medicine) (United Kingdom)
a. la enfermera
(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).
She told the nursing sister that she also suffered from diabetes.Le contó a la enfermera que también sufría de diabetes.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(friend)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la hermana
(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)
Let's go party, sister!¡Vámonos de fiesta, hermana!
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