abuelita
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abuelita(
ah
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bweh
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lee
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tah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(grandmother)
a. grandma
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Él dice que su abuelita canta bien bonito.He says his grandmother sings beautifully.
b. granny
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mi abuelita vive en Lima.My granny lives in Lima.
c. nan
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
La abuelita de mi amiga siempre toma té.My friend's nan always drinks tea.
d. gran
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Mi abuelita viene de visita.My gran is coming to visit.
2. (baby clothing) (Southern Cone)
a. baby bonnet
Ponle la abuelita al niño antes de sacarlo al sol.Put the baby bonnet on the baby before taking him out in the sun.
3. (baby bed)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
a. cradle
El bebé está bien dormido en su abuelita.The baby is fast asleep in his cradle.
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abuelita
1 (S. Cone) (gorra) baby's bonnet
2 (And) (cuna) cradle
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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