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chhoto mama

English translation: youngest maternal uncle

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Bengali term or phrase:Chhoto Mama
English translation:youngest maternal uncle
Entered by: A Mioni
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15:11 Aug 17, 2002
Bengali to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Bengali term or phrase: chhoto mama
Chhoto Mama, Chhoto Dadu and Dadu

Does it mean Godfather?
thanks
Anna
A Mioni
Italy
Local time: 04:28
Youngest maternal uncle, youngest grandpa and grandpa
Explanation:
Chhoto Mama= Youngest maternal uncle
Chhoto Dadu= Youngest of the grandfathers i.e. the youngest of mother's uncles;
Dadu= Grandfather.

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Note added at 2002-08-17 15:43:30 (GMT)
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I\'ve to add this: Dadu=Grandfather (maternal)

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Note added at 2002-08-17 15:45:57 (GMT)
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And this: Sometimes Dadu may also mean the paternal grandfather and similar with \"Chhoto Dadu\".
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Subhamay Ray
Local time: 07:58
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5Youngest maternal uncle, youngest grandpa and grandpaSubhamay Ray


  

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Youngest maternal uncle, youngest grandpa and grandpa


Explanation:
Chhoto Mama= Youngest maternal uncle
Chhoto Dadu= Youngest of the grandfathers i.e. the youngest of mother's uncles;
Dadu= Grandfather.

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Note added at 2002-08-17 15:43:30 (GMT)
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I\'ve to add this: Dadu=Grandfather (maternal)

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Note added at 2002-08-17 15:45:57 (GMT)
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And this: Sometimes Dadu may also mean the paternal grandfather and similar with \"Chhoto Dadu\".

Subhamay Ray
Local time: 07:58
Native speaker of: Native in BengaliBengali
PRO pts in pair: 12
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