granny
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “grannie.”
granny(
grah
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ni
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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.
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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granny
grannie
[ˈɡrænɪ]
noun
abuela (f)
yes, granny sí, abuela
modifier
granny flat (n) (Britain) pisito (m) or departamentito (m) para la abuela; (LAm)
granny knot (n) nudo (m) corredizo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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best granny
mejor abuelita
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