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great-grandmother

[ˌgreɪt'grænˌmʌðə]

n

прабабушка

Examples from texts

She was greeted by two old people she had never seen before, but whom she knew to be her great-grandfather and great-grandmother.
Встретили ее там лишь два старых человека, которых она никогда не видела, но знала, что это прадедушка и прабабушка.
Kundera, Milan / The Unbearable Lightness of BeingКундера, Милан / Невыносимая легкость бытия
Невыносимая легкость бытия
Кундера, Милан
© Н. Шульгина, перевод, 1992
© "Азбука-классика", 2006
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Kundera, Milan
© 1984 by Milan Kundera
© 1984 by Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc.
That's my great-grandmother,' he said, pointing at a photograph which he saw had caught my attention. 'And that's her brother next to her – he went down on the Titanic, poor thing.
Это моя прабабушка, — сообщил он, указывая на фотографию, которая привлекла мое внимание, — а это, рядом с ней, ее брат — пошел ко дну вместе с «Титаником», бедняжка.
Tartt, Donna / The Secret HistoryТартт, Донна / Тайная история
Тайная история
Тартт, Донна
© 1992 by Donna Tartt
© Д. Бородкин, Н. Ленцман, перевод на русский язык, 2007
© ООО "Издательская группа "Аттикус", 2009
The Secret History
Tartt, Donna
© 1992 by Donna Tartt
The drone has one grandfather and one grandmother; he has one greatgrandfather and two great-grandmothers; he has two great-great-grandfathers and three great-great-grandmothers.
У трутня один дед и одна бабка, один прадед и две прабабки, два прапрадеда и три прапрабабки.
Graham, Ronald L.,Knuth, Donald E.,Patashnik, Oren / Concrete Mathematics: A Foundation for Computer ScienceГрэхем, Р.,Кнут, Д.,Паташник, О. / Конкретная математика. Основание информатики
Конкретная математика. Основание информатики
Грэхем, Р.,Кнут, Д.,Паташник, О.
© 1994, 1989 by Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc.
© перевод, В. В. Походзей, А.В. Ходулёв, 1998
Concrete Mathematics: A Foundation for Computer Science
Graham, Ronald L.,Knuth, Donald E.,Patashnik, Oren
© 1989 by Addison-Wesley Publishing Company

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great-grandmother
ˌgreɪt'grænˌmʌðəNeuter nounпраба́бушка

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Word forms

great-grandmother

noun
SingularPlural
Common casegreat-grandmothergreat-grandmothers
Possessive casegreat-grandmother'sgreat-grandmothers'