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grandfather  

   n   Großvater    m     


grandfather clock         n   Standuhr    f  , Großvateruhr    f  
Translation English - German Collins Dictionary  
maternal grandfather exp.
Großvater mütterlicherseits

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-German
n.
Urgroßvater
auch Uropa
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'grandfather' also found in translations in German-English dictionary
exp.
his maternal grandfather
exp.
my late lamented grandfather
exp.
the library/watch originally belonged to his grandfather
exp.
one's inheritance from one's grandfather
exp.
he has taken over his grandfather's business
exp.
he was named after {or} for his grandfather
exp.
that's no way to talk {or} speak to your grandfather
"grandfather": examples and translations in context
It was named for my grandfather. Sie wurde nach meinem Großvater benannt.
My grandfather died of a bump. Mein Großvater ist an einer Unebenheit gestorben.
No, your grandfather is fine. Nein, deinem Opa geht's blendend.
We moved here after our grandfather died. Wir sind hier her gezogen nachdem unser Opa gestorben ist.
He was raised by his grandfather. Er wuchs bei seinem Großvater auf.
One of my grandfather's superstitions. Das ist ein Aberglaube meines Großvaters.
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