abuela

HiligaynonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish abuela.

NounEdit

abuéla

  1. grandmother

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abuela f (plural abuelas, masculine abuelo)

  1. grandmother, feminine form of abuelo

Usage notesEdit

The noun abuelo is like several other Spanish nouns with a human referent. The masculine forms are used when the referent is known to be male, a group of males, a group of mixed or unknown gender, or an individual of unknown or unspecified gender. The feminine forms are used if the referent is known to be female or a group of females.

Last modified on 18 November 2013, at 07:49