Italian for Grandmother

la nonna

Italian for grandmother

la nonna

... imagine the little girl saying, “My grandmother?
I’ve KNOWN HER since birth!"

The word in Italian for grandmother is ...

la nonna - so remember the picture of a little girl talking about her grandmother, having KNOWN HER since she was a little girl.

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Note also that this word takes the Definite Article - la - the.

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Mia nonna ha 72 anni.
My grandmother is 72 years old.

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The Plurals Forms of Regular Feminine Nouns and Definite Articles

Definite Article for Plural Feminine Nouns - the
la → le
l' → le

Regular Feminine Nouns Ending Changes in Plural:

l'oliva → le olive - the olives
la scuola → le scuole - the schools
la patata → le patate - the potatoes

la chiave → le chiavi

la mano → le mani

These endings tend to remain the same in the singular and the plural:

la città → le città - the towns, cities
la civiltà → le civiltà - the civilizations

tù →
la virtù → le virtù - the virtues

la crisi → le crisi - the crises

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