granddaddy
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "granddaddy."
granddaddy
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)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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).
We lived with my granddaddy until I was ten years old.Vivimos con mi abuelo hasta que tenía diez años.
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)
The granddaddy sat on a bench outside the school and waited for his granddaughter.El abuelito se sentó en un banco fuera de la escuela y esperó a su nieta.
c. el abu
(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)
I love building tree houses with my granddaddy.Me encanta construir casitas en árboles con mi abu.
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