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grandmother Explained

grandmother at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['grænd'mʌðə]

grandmother at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

S3 n [C] the mother of your mother or father//

grandmother at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

23 Moby Thesaurus words for "grandmother":
beldam, crone, dame, dowager, frump, gammer, grandam, grandma,
grannam, granny, great-grandmother, hag, old battle-ax, old dame,
old girl, old granny, old lady, old trot, old wife, old woman,
trot, war-horse, witch

grandmother at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (a): maternity, parentage, consanguinity, parent, mother, mom, procreator, genitrix, grandmother, ancestor, great-grandmother, motherhood, house, family tree, stock, pedigree, lineage, line, family, tribe, race, clan, genealogy.

grandmother at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
the mother of your father or mother
see also GRAN, GRANDMA, GRANNY
compare GRANDFATHER
IDIOMS see TEACH

GRANDMOTHER at English => English (Bouviers Law) Of Explained:

GRANDMOTHER, domestic relations. The mother of one's father or mother. The
father's mother is called the paternal grandmother; the mother's mother is
the maternal grandmother.

Grandmother at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Grandmother \Grand"moth"er\, n.
The mother of one's father or mother.

grandmother at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

grandmother
n : the mother of your father or mother [syn: {grandma}, {granny},
{grannie}, {gran}]

grandmother at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedi » a

Pronunciation

* Inter: audio » en-us-grandmother.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: audio » en-uk-grandmother.ogg|Audio (UK)

    Etymology

    Inter: prefix » grand|mother

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n


  • A mother of someone's parent.
    1. A female ancestor or progenitor.

      Synonyms

      * Inter: sense » mother of someone’s parent baba Inter: qualifier » loanword from Eastern Europe, gammy, gram, gramma, gran, grandma, grandmom, granny, mimi, nan Inter: qualifier » British slang, nanna, nanny, Mamaw, eldmother

      Antonyms

      * Inter: qualifier » with regard to gender grandfather

  • Inter: qualifier » with regard to ancestry granddaughter, grandson, grandchild

    Hyponyms

    * paternal grandmother
  • maternal grandmother

    Hypernyms

    * grandparent

    Derived terms

    * great-grandmother

    Related terms

    * great-grandfather

    Translations

    Many languages use different terms for the mother of someone’s father and the mother of someone’s mother. When such a distinction is required in English, the phrases Inter: term » maternal grandmother||mother of one’s mother and Inter: term » paternal grandmother||mother of one’s father can be used. Specific translations can be added at those entries.

  • Inter: trans-top » mother of someone's parent
    • Afrikaans: Inter: t+ » af|ouma
    • Ainu: Inter: tø » ain|フチ|tr=huci
    • Inter: trreq » sq
    • Alemannic German: Inter: tø » gsw|Grosi|f
    • Aleut: kukax
    • Inter: trreq » am
    • Arabic: Inter: t+ » ar|جدة|f|tr=jádda(t)
    • Inter: trreq » an
    • Armenian: Inter: t+ » hy|տատ|tr=tat, Inter: t- » hy|տատիկ|tr=tatik, Inter: t- » hy|հան|tr=han
    • Asturian: Inter: t+ » ast|güela|f
    • Azeri: Inter: t+ » az|nənə, Inter: t- » az|нәнә|sc=Cyrl
    • Balinese: dadong
    • Basque: Inter: t+ » eu|amona
    • Breton: Inter: t+ » br|mamm-gozh|f
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|баба|f|tr=baba
    • Burmese: Inter: t+ » my|အဘွား|tr=ăhpwa:, Inter: t+ » my|ဘွားဘွား|tr=hpwa:hpwa:
    • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|àvia|f, Inter: t- » ca|iaia|f
    • Central Sierra Miwok: ʔamáˑ-
    • Chamicuro: Inter: tø » ccc|payako
    • Cherokee: Inter: qualifier » paternal Inter: t- » chr|ᎡᏂᏏ|tr=enisi|sc=Cher, Inter: qualifier » maternal Inter: t- » chr|ᎠᎵᏏ|tr=alisi|sc=Cher
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|奶奶|tr=nǎinai|sc=Hani Inter: qualifier » paternal, Inter: t- » cmn|祖母|tr=zǔmǔ|sc=Hani Inter: qualifier » paternal, Inter: t- » cmn|外祖母|tr=wàizǔmǔ|sc=Hani Inter: qualifier » maternal, Inter: t » cmn|外婆|tr=wàipó|sc=Hani Inter: qualifier » maternal, colloquial
    • : Min Nan: Inter: t+ » nan|阿媽|tr=a-má|sc=Hans, Inter: t- » nan|阿嬤|tr=a-má|sc=Hans, Inter: t- » nan|外媽|tr=guā-má|sc=Hans, Inter: qualifier » maternal Inter: t- » nan|外嬤|tr=guā-má|sc=Hans
    • Chinook Jargon: Inter: tø » chn|chope
    • Crimean Tatar: Inter: tø » crh|qartana
    • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|babička|f
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|bedstemor
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|grootmoeder, Inter: t+ » nl|oma
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|avino
    • Ewe: Inter: tø » ee|mama
    • Inter: trreq » ext
    • Faroese: Inter: t+ » fo|omma|f
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|isoäiti, Inter: t+ » fi|mummi, Inter: t+ » fi|mummo, Inter: t+ » fi|isänäiti
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|grand-mère|f, Inter: t+ » fr|aïeule
    • Galician: Inter: t+ » gl|avoa|f
    • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|ბებია|tr=bebia|sc=Geor, Inter: t- » ka|დიდედა|tr=dideda|sc=Geor
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Großmutter|f, Inter: t+ » de|Omi|f, Inter: t+ » de|Oma|f
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|γιαγιά|tr=yiayiá|f, Inter: t+ » el|μάμμη|tr=mámmi|f
    • Greenlandic: Inter: t- » kl|aanaq
    • Guaraní: Inter: t- » gn|jarýi
    • Guernésiais: Inter: tø » roa-grn|grand'-mère|m
    • Hawaiian: Inter: tø » haw|kupunawahine
    • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|סבה|f|alt=סָבָה|tr=savá, Inter: t+ » he|סבתא|f|alt=סָבְתָא|tr=sávta
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|nagyanya, Inter: t+ » hu|nagymama
    • Icelandic: Inter: t+ » is|amma
    • Ido: Inter: t+ » io|avino
    • Indonesian: Inter: t+ » id|nenek
    • Interlingua: Inter: t- » ia|granmatre, Inter: t- » ia|ava
    • Inter: trreq » ie
    • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|máthair mhór|f, Inter: t+ » ga|seanmháthair|f, Inter: t- » ga|mamó|f
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|nonna|f
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|お婆さん|tr=おばあさん, obāsan|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|お婆ちゃん|tr=おばあちゃん, obāchan|sc=Jpan Inter: qualifier » more informal than お婆さん, spoken more by smaller children, Inter: t- » ja|ばば|tr=baba|sc=Jpan Inter: qualifier » more informal than お婆さん, spoken more by smaller children, Inter: t+ » ja|祖母|tr=sobo|sc=Jpan Inter: qualifier » only about one's own, polite (deferential), Inter: t+ » ja|外祖母|tr=gaisobo|sc=Jpan Inter: qualifier » maternal, only about one's own


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Jèrriais: Inter: tø » roa-jer|manman|f, Inter: tø » roa-jer|grand-méthe|f
  • Khmer: Inter: t+ » km|ជីដូន|tr=chii doon|sc=Khmr, Inter: t+ » km|យាយ|tr=yiey|sc=Khmr, Inter: t+ » km|អយ្យកា|sc=Khmr|tr=ayyeakaa
  • Korean: Inter: t+ » ko|할머니|tr=halmeoni|sc=Kore
  • Krio: Inter: tø » kri|granny
  • Kurdish:
  • : Sorani: Inter: t+ » ku|داپیر, Inter: t- » ku|داپیره‌|f
  • Lao: Inter: t- » lo|ຍ່າ|tr=ñaa|sc=Laoo Inter: qualifier » paternal, Inter: t- » lo|ແມ່ເຖົ້າ|tr=mëë-thao|sc=Laoo Inter: qualifier » maternal
  • Latgalian: Inter: tø » ltg|vace, Inter: tø » ltg|vaceite, Inter: tø » ltg|babeņa
  • Latin: Inter: t+ » la|avia|f
  • Latvian: Inter: t- » lv|vecāmāte, Inter: t- » lv|vecmamma
  • Lithuanian: Inter: t- » lt|bobutė, Inter: t+ » lt|senelė, Inter: t+ » lt|močiutė
  • Luxembourgish: Inter: t- » lb|Groussmamm|f
  • Macedonian: Inter: t- » mk|баба|f|tr=bába
  • Malay: Inter: t- » ms|nenek
  • Malayalam: Inter: t- » ml|മുത്തശ്ശി|tr=muthassi, Inter: t+ » ml|അമ്മുമ്മ|tr=ammumma, Inter: t+ » ml|അമ്മമ്മ|tr=ammamma
  • Mirandese: Inter: tø » mwl|abó|f, Inter: tø » mwl|abó mai|f, Inter: tø » mwl|abó de las saias|f, Inter: tø » mwl|bó|f
  • Nama: Inter: tø » naq|ǁgaosas
  • Navajo: Inter: qualifier » maternal Inter: tø » nv|amá sání, Inter: qualifier » paternal Inter: tø » nv|análí
  • Neapolitan: Inter: tø » nap|nonna|f
  • Norwegian: Inter: t+ » no|bestemor, Inter: t+ » no|mormor|m|f Inter: qualifier » maternal, Inter: t+ » no|farmor|m|f Inter: qualifier » paternal
  • Inter: trreq » nov
  • Ojibwe: -ookomis (nookomis, my grandmother)
  • Pashto: Inter: t+ » ps|نيا|f|tr=nyā|sc=ps-Arab, Inter: t+ » ps|انا|f|tr=anā|sc=ps-Arab
  • Persian: Inter: t+ » fa|مادربزرگ|tr=mâdar-bozorg|sc=fa-Arab
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|babcia|f, Inter: t+ » pl|babka|f, Inter: t+ » pl|babunia|f Inter: qualifier » diminutive
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|avó|f
  • Punjabi: Inter: t- » pa|ਨਾਨਿਮਾ|f|tr=nanima|sc=Guru
  • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|bunică|f, Inter: t+ » ro|mamaie|f, Inter: t- » ro|mama mare|f
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|бабушка|f|tr=bábuška
  • Santali: Inter: tø » sat|ᱟᱡᱤ|tr=aaji|sc=Olck
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t+ » gd|seanmhair|f
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|баба|f|tr=baba, Inter: t- » sh|нена|f, Inter: t- » sh|старамајка|f
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|baba|f, Inter: t- » sh|nena|f, Inter: t- » sh|staramajka|f
  • Skolt Sami: Inter: tø » sms|äkk
  • Slovak: Inter: t- » sk|baba|f
  • Slovene: Inter: t+ » sl|babica|f, Inter: t- » sl|stara mama|f
  • Sotho: Inter: t- » st|nkgono
  • Inter: trreq » so
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|abuela|f
  • Swabian: Inter: tø » swg|Ahna
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|farmor|c Inter: qualifier » paternal, Inter: t+ » sv|mormor|c Inter: qualifier » maternal
  • Tagalog: Inter: t+ » tl|lola, Inter: t- » tl|impo, Inter: t- » tl|lelang, Inter: t- » tl|abwela
  • Thai: Inter: qualifier » paternal Inter: t+ » th|ย่า|tr=yàà|sc=Thai, Inter: qualifier » maternal Inter: t+ » th|ยาย|tr=yaay|sc=Thai
  • Tok Pisin: Inter: t- » tpi|tumbuna
  • Tupinambá: aryîa
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|büyükanne, Inter: t+ » tr|nine
  • Ukrainian: Inter: t+ » uk|бабуся|f|tr=babúsja, Inter: t+ » uk|баба|f|tr=bába
  • Vietnamese: Inter: qualifier » paternal Inter: t+ » vi|bà nội, Inter: qualifier » maternal Inter: t+ » vi|bà ngoại
  • Volapük: Inter: t+ » vo|lemot
  • Inter: trreq » wa
  • West Frisian: Inter: t+ » fy|beppe|f
  • Wiradhuri: baadhin

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » ia: ava


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:en:Family -
    Category: Category:en:Female -
    Translation: af » grandmother
    Translation: ar » grandmother
    Category: ast:grandmother -
    Translation: cs » grandmother
    Translation: cy » grandmother
    Translation: de » grandmother
    Translation: et » grandmother
    Translation: el » grandmother
    Translation: es » grandmother
    Translation: eu » grandmother
    Translation: fa » grandmother
    Translation: fr » grandmother
    Translation: ko » grandmother
    Translation: hy » grandmother
    Translation: hr » grandmother
    Translation: io » grandmother
    Translation: id » grandmother
    Translation: ik » grandmother
    Translation: it » grandmother
    Translation: kn » grandmother
    Translation: ka » grandmother
    Translation: kk » grandmother
    Translation: sw » grandmother
    Translation: lo » grandmother
    Translation: la » grandmother
    Translation: lt » grandmother
    Translation: hu » grandmother
    Translation: mg » grandmother
    Translation: ml » grandmother
    Translation: my » grandmother
    Translation: fj » grandmother
    Translation: nl » grandmother
    Translation: ja » grandmother
    Translation: no » grandmother
    Translation: pl » grandmother
    Translation: pt » grandmother
    Translation: ru » grandmother
    Category: simple:grandmother -
    Translation: fi » grandmother
    Translation: sv » grandmother
    Translation: ta » grandmother
    Translation: te » grandmother
    Translation: th » grandmother
    Translation: tr » grandmother
    Translation: vi » grandmother
    Translation: vo » grandmother
    Translation: zh » grandmother