English to Afrikaans Meaning :: grandfather

Grandfather :
oupa
- oupa

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Noun(1) the father of your father or mother

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(1) Freud is often called the grandfather of psychoanalysis(2) His grandmother was a singer, both his grandfather and father were principal dancers and his mother danced in the corps.(3) His grandfather 's medals clinked as the old man brought his right hand smartly up in a salute.(4) The grandfather of three has concerns about the quality of education for the next generation.(5) It is believed that the girls had been visiting their grandfather with their mother from Pakistan.(6) He still writes for newspapers and describes himself principally as a journalist, but to the rest of us he is the grandfather of chat.(7) Indeed the grandfather of genetics is Mendel, a monk who lived in Brno, now in the Czech Republic.(8) I speak to you as a father, as a grandfather , and most of all as someone who cares deeply about all of you.(9) The field belonged to my grandfather and my father built our bungalow on the land in 1953.(10) As the patriarch of the family, my grandfather commanded an enormous amount of respect.(11) He was indeed politically aware, since his grandfather and father were both MPs and his wife was the daughter of another.(12) His father's father fought in the First World War, while his grandfather on his mother's side saw service in the Boer War.(13) You'd call him the grandfather of stand-up comedy, if grandfather didn't seem altogether too cosy.(14) Finbar spends one Saturday every month with his father, his grandfather and his great-grandfather.(15) Freud is often called the grandfather of psychoanalysis(16) I grew up in a musical environment, with my grandfather and father leading me.
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Synonyms
Noun
1. granddad ::
oupa
2. founder ::
stigter
3. forefather ::
stamvader
4. gramps ::
gramps
Verb
5. exempt ::
vrygestel
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The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

We\'ll name him Dalib,
after my grandfather.

We'll name him Dalib, after my GRANDFATHER.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 16


...of the money you attract to smuggle
your grandfather out of Pyongyang.

...of the money you attract to smuggle your GRANDFATHER out of Pyongyang.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 12


It\'s bigger than the house
my grandfather grew up in.

It's bigger than the house my GRANDFATHER grew up in.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 4


for the funeral
of his grandfather Lord Hoster Tully.

for the funeral of his GRANDFATHER Lord Hoster Tully.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 3


SHELDON: You know, when my grandfather died and Meemaw was alone... "' alt="SHELDON: You know, when my grandfather died and Meemaw was alone... " style="width:100%">

SHELDON: You know, when my GRANDFATHER died and Meemaw was alone...

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 5


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