grandmother

Hebrew translation: savta

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English term or phrase:grandmother
Hebrew translation:savta
Entered by: Jeremias MARSCHALIK
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16:31 Jan 18, 2003
English to Hebrew translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: grandmother
hebrew name for grandmother
carol warnock
savta
Explanation:
Heb. סבתא

No alternative.

Good luck!
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Jeremias MARSCHALIK
Local time: 17:33
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savta


Explanation:
Heb. סבתא

No alternative.

Good luck!


Jeremias MARSCHALIK
Local time: 17:33
Native speaker of: Native in HebrewHebrew
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  ashi
16 mins

agree  Diana Marfogel
43 mins

agree  EGB Translations
1 hr

agree  Yigal Gideon
1 hr

neutral  joeky janusch: סבתא Hebrew writes and reads from right to left
2 hrs

agree  Suzan
2 hrs

agree  Michal Circolone
3 hrs

neutral  xxxsimantov: 87% agree. To say 'no alternative' is wrong, because literary Hebrew is 'saVA'. Strictly speaking, savta is Aramic, and is used in Hebrew to mean Granny.
8 hrs

agree  Simon Charass
1 day 8 hrs
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