la tía abuela
-the great-aunt
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tía abuela

tía abuela(
tee
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bweh
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lah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (relative)
a. great-aunt
Mi tía abuela es soltera y ahora vive con mis abuelos.My great-aunt is single and she now lives with my grandparents.
b. grand-aunt
Mi abuelo tiene muchas hermanas, así que yo tengo muchas tías abuelas.My grandfather has many sisters, so I have many grand-aunts.
c. grandaunt
Aunque crió a mi madre, Amelia no es mi abuela, sino mi tía abuela.Although she brought my mother up, Amelia is not my grandmother, but rather my grandaunt.
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