Großmutter

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groß +‎ Mutter

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Großmutter f (genitive Großmutter, plural Großmütter, diminutive Großmütterchen n or Großmütterlein n)

  1. grandmother
  2. (colloquial) old woman, elderly woman, old lady

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  • The substantive Großmutter can also decline like a proper noun and can take the ending -s in the genitive singular, e.g. Großmutters Apfelkuchen.

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(grandmother):

(old woman, elderly woman, old lady):

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