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grandfather

noun [C] uk   /ˈɡræn.fɑː.ðər/  us   /-ðɚ/ (informal grandpa, grandad)
A2 the father of a person's mother or father: Her grandfather on her mother's side was Italian. [as form of address] formal or old-fashioned Let me help you, Grandfather.
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in Arabic جَدّ…
in Korean 할아버지…
in Malaysian datuk, nenek…
in French grand-père, grand-mère, grands-parents (pl.)…
in Turkish dede, büyükbaba…
in Italian nonno…
in Chinese (Traditional) (外)祖父…
in Russian дедушка…
in Polish dziadek, dziad…
in Vietnamese ông bà…
in Spanish abuelo, abuela…
in Portuguese avô…
in Thai ปู่, ย่า, ตา…
in German der Großvater, die Großmutter…
in Catalan avi…
in Japanese 祖父…
in Indonesian kakek, nenek…
in Chinese (Simplified) (外)祖父…
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