abuela


Inflexiones de 'abuelo' (n): f: abuela, mpl: abuelos, fpl: abuelas

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Principal Translations
abuelo,
abuela
nm, nfnombre masculino, nombre femenino: Sustantivo que varía en género ("alumno", "alumna"; "doctor", "doctora").
(grado de parentesco) (male grandparent)grandfather nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (female grandparent)grandmother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (neutral)grandparent nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Félix heredó el carácter de su padre y la inteligencia de su abuelo materno.
 Félix inherited his father's character and his maternal grandfather's intelligence.
abuelo,
abuela
nm, nfnombre masculino, nombre femenino: Sustantivo que varía en género ("alumno", "alumna"; "doctor", "doctora").
coloquial (persona: anciana) (male)old man nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (female)old woman nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (male, formal)elderly man nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (female, formal)elderly woman nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Han atropellado a un abuelo que cruzaba sin mirar.
 They knocked down an old man who was crossing the street without looking both ways.
 
Additional Translations
abuelo,
abuela
nm, nfnombre masculino, nombre femenino: Sustantivo que varía en género ("alumno", "alumna"; "doctor", "doctora").
peyorativo, coloquial (persona: envejecida) (aged male)old geezer nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK, female, pejorative)old hag nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Su esposo está hecho un abuelo, tiene 40 años y está lleno de achaques.
 Her husband has turned into an old geezer. He's 40 and has every ailment you can think of.
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Compound Forms:
abuelo materno,
abuela materna
loc nm, loc nflocución nominal con flexión de género: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo con flexión de género ("asesino a sueldo, asesina a sueldo"; "primer ministro, primera ministra").
(del lado materno) (male)maternal grandfather nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (female)maternal grandmother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
abuelo paterno,
abuela paterna
loc nm, loc nflocución nominal con flexión de género: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo con flexión de género ("asesino a sueldo, asesina a sueldo"; "primer ministro, primera ministra").
(del lado paterno)paternal grandfather nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  paternal grandmother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
abuelo postizo,
abuela postiza
loc nm, loc nflocución nominal con flexión de género: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo con flexión de género ("asesino a sueldo, asesina a sueldo"; "primer ministro, primera ministra").
(sin consanguinidad)step grandfather nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  step grandmother nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
tío abuelo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (grado de parentesco)great uncle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Mi tío abuelo Carlos es el hermano de mi abuela.
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