gran
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gran(
grahn
)
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) (United Kingdom)
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)
Ralph's gran is a good cook.La abuelita de Ralph es una buena cocinera.
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).
My gran is going to come to our house for Christmas.Mi abuela va a venir a nuestra casa para Navidad.
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gran
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
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).
(grandmother)
b. la yaya
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
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gran [ɡræn]
noun
(Britain) abuelita (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
gran
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Usage note
"Gran" is a shortened form of "grande." It is only used before a masculine or feminine noun.
gran(
grahn
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (big)
a. large
Una gran parte de la población ha sido expuesta al parásito.A large part of the population has been exposed to the parasite.
2. (very good)
a. great
Ir todos juntos en un coche es una gran idea.Going together in the same car is a great idea.
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