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avi et avia

English translation: grandfathers and grandmothers

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Latin term or phrase:avi et avia
English translation:grandfathers and grandmothers
Entered by: Vidmantas Stilius
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12:55 Jul 9, 2001
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Latin term or phrase: avi et avia
German birth, marriage, death listings circa 1795 to 1859
F. Amend
grandfathers and grandmothers
Explanation:
They surely mean grandfathers
(avus, plural avi) and grandmothers (avia, plural aviae), like in this:

Quam observationem in personis etiam avi et aviae, proavi et proaviae, nepotum vel neptum, item pronepotum et proneptum, sive in potestate sive emancipati emancipataeve sint, ex paterna vel materna linea venientibus custodiri censemus. <a 529 d.Xv.K.Oct chalcedone decio vc. cons.>
, where the author also mentions grangrandfathers (proavi) and grandgrandmothers (proaviae)

Who else could be mentioned in a geneological list?

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Vidmantas Stilius
Local time: 19:12
Grading comment
Thank you so much for your help, the German language is so hard to understand. I had a family page that had this phrase on it and I could not find it anywhere. Bless you.
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Summary of answers provided
naaviaE
flaviofbg
nagrandfathers and grandmothers
Vidmantas Stilius
naGrandparents (M + F) / Ancestors
flaviofbg
nagranparents and grandmotherDaphne b


  

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4 mins
granparents and grandmother


Explanation:
Word for word translation
avi = ancestors, grandparents
avia = grandmother


    Reference: http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/RG/guide/WLLatin1.asp
Daphne b
Sweden
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9 mins
Grandparents (M + F) / Ancestors


Explanation:
It can be either grandparents (male and female), but also "ancestors" in a more general meaning.

Good Luck! Flavio


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flaviofbg
Spain
Local time: 18:12
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 155
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1 hr
grandfathers and grandmothers


Explanation:
They surely mean grandfathers
(avus, plural avi) and grandmothers (avia, plural aviae), like in this:

Quam observationem in personis etiam avi et aviae, proavi et proaviae, nepotum vel neptum, item pronepotum et proneptum, sive in potestate sive emancipati emancipataeve sint, ex paterna vel materna linea venientibus custodiri censemus. <a 529 d.Xv.K.Oct chalcedone decio vc. cons.>
, where the author also mentions grangrandfathers (proavi) and grandgrandmothers (proaviae)

Who else could be mentioned in a geneological list?




    Reference: http://www.gmu.edu/departments/fld/CLASSICS/codex5.html
Vidmantas Stilius
Local time: 19:12
Native speaker of: Native in LithuanianLithuanian
PRO pts in pair: 7
Grading comment
Thank you so much for your help, the German language is so hard to understand. I had a family page that had this phrase on it and I could not find it anywhere. Bless you.
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1 hr
aviaE


Explanation:
It lacks an "E"... otherwise it doesn't make much sense : "Grandfathers and grandmother (singular)"

Good luck, Flavio

flaviofbg
Spain
Local time: 18:12
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 155
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