νενέ

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish nine (grandmother)[1][2]

(but note that Ancient Greek νίννη (ninē, grandmother) is attested from the 1st century AD.)

Noun[edit]

νενέ (nenéf

  1. (colloquial) grandmother

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

see: γιαγιά f (giagiá)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kriaras, E., Modern Greek Dictionary (Νέο ελληνικό λεξικό της σύγκρονης ελληνικής δημοτικής γλώσσας). Athens 1995.
  2. ^ Babiniotis, G., Modern Greek Dictionary (Λεξικό της νέας ελληνικής γλώσσας). Athens 2008.