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15:40 Mar 15, 2002
English to Norwegian translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: grandmother and grandfather
They are the best grandmother and grandfather anyone could have.
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5 +1Bestemor og bestefar
Camilla Larsen
4 +1bestemor og bestefarEva Thomsen
4bestemor og bestefaranebjordal


  

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bestemor og bestefar


Explanation:
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anebjordal
Ecuador
Local time: 15:06
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian
PRO pts in pair: 195
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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Bestemor og bestefar


Explanation:
In norwegian we also make these distinctions:

mormor: your mothers mother
morfar: your mothers father

farmor: your fathers mother
farfar: your fathers father

But "bestemor og bestefar" covers both sides.


Camilla Larsen
Norway
Local time: 22:06
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian
PRO pts in pair: 58

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agree  Roald Toskedal: Perfect!
5 hrs
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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
bestemor og bestefar


Explanation:
or: besteforeldre (when you're talking about both of them)

"Dere er verdens beste besteforeldre!"

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Note added at 2002-03-15 16:39:18 (GMT)
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They are the best grandmother and grandfather anyone could have.
= De er de beste besteforeldrene noen kan ønske seg.
or: De er verdens beste besteforeldre.


Eva Thomsen
Norway
Local time: 22:06
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian
PRO pts in pair: 25

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agree  MarianneH
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