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Russian translation: Бабушка

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11:09 Aug 15, 2001
English to Russian translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: grandma
to address a grandparent
Andrea
Russian translation:Бабушка
Explanation:
1)Бабущка (granma)- "Babushka"
2) Дедушка (granpa)- "Dedushka"
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xxxNelly
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Summary of answers provided
na +3babusiadgoykh
na +3БабушкаxxxNelly
na +3БабушкаLudwig Chekhovtsov
na +1Бабушка
Rostov
na +1grandmaxxxVadim Doubin
naВБВХЫЛБAlexander Timanyuk


  

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5 mins peer agreement (net): +3
Бабушка


Explanation:
1)Бабущка (granma)- "Babushka"
2) Дедушка (granpa)- "Dedushka"


    Common
xxxNelly
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in LithuanianLithuanian
PRO pts in pair: 5

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Alexander Onishko: Seems like that :)
29 mins

agree  Ludwig Chekhovtsov
2 hrs

agree  julls
2 days 1 hr
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6 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Бабушка


Explanation:
...Серия "Живые книжки", на английском языке:
Мы с бабушкой (Just Grandma and Me)
Заботы учителя Артура (Arthur's Teacher Trouble)
Черепаха и Заяц (The Tortoise and the Hare)...



    Reference: http://education.apple.ru/soft/schoolsoft4.html
Rostov
PRO pts in pair: 52

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ludwig Chekhovtsov
2 hrs
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10 mins peer agreement (net): +3
Бабушка


Explanation:
Можно ещё нежнее: бабуля, бабулечка
Spelling: Babushka, babulja, babulechka

Mothers language


Ludwig Chekhovtsov
Local time: 23:01
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in UkrainianUkrainian
PRO pts in pair: 713

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Rusinterp
25 mins
  -> Thanks!

agree  xxxNelly
28 mins
  -> Особое спасибо!

agree  julls
2 days 1 hr
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +3
babusia


Explanation:
short form of grandmother

dgoykh
United States
Local time: 23:01

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ludwig Chekhovtsov: И так можно
58 mins

agree  xxxNelly
1 hr

agree  julls: that's good too
2 days 28 mins
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2 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
grandma


Explanation:
баба (дети и подростки в некоторых южных районах России и на Украине используют это слово не как грубое, а как ласкательное или нейтральное по отношению к бабушке)

xxxVadim Doubin

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ludwig Chekhovtsov: И в Болгарии тоже
31 mins
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14 hrs
ВБВХЫЛБ


Explanation:
The above is the most common way to address elderly ladies. It is the most exact counterpart to 'Grandma'. 'Babulya'is rather diminutive and 'babusya' is quite derogatory.

Alexander Timanyuk
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