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"Granny" is a noun which is often translated as "la abuelita", and "grandma" is a noun which is often translated as "la abuela". Learn more about the difference between "granny" and "grandma" below.
granny(
grah
-
ni
)
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 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)
I used to love going to stay at granny's when I was small.De pequeña me encantaba ir a quedarme donde la abuelita.
b. 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).
His granny looks after him one day a week while his mom is at work.Su abuela lo cuida un día por semana mientras su mamá trabaja.
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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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