grandfather translation | English-German dictionary

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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
Our grandfather forbade us to marry. Unser Großvater verbot uns ... zu heiraten.
My grandfather died fighting a vampire. Mein Großvater starb im Kampf gegen einen Vampir.
My grandfather brought that from the orient. Den hat mein Opa aus dem Orient mitgebracht.
I'm sorting my grandfather's stuff. Ich sortier hier die Sachen von meinem Opa.
Unlike all the dragon my great grandfather murdered. Anders als all die Drachen, die mein Urgroßvater ermordete.
Well, it's mostly stuff from my grandfather or my great grandfather. Das meiste stammt noch von meinem Großvater oder meinem Urgroßvater.
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