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How to Say "Grandmother" & "Grandfather" in Russian

Learn how to say "grandmother" and "grandfather" in Russian with this online Russian language lesson from Howcast.

How to say grandmother and grandfather in Russian. We’ll start with
grandmother, bah-boo-shka. The accent is on the first syllable. Bah-boo-
shka. One more time, bah-boo-shka. At normal pace, bah-boo-shka. Give it a
shot. Great. Now, if you want to say grandfather, it would be dzye-doo-
shka. Again, the accent is on the first syllable. Dzye-doo-shka. One more
time, dzye-doo-shka. At normal conversational pace, dzye-doo-shka. Give it
a shot. Great.

A much more affectionate way of saying grandmother would be something like
granny, would be bah-boo-lya. The accent is on the second syllable in this
case and it sounds like this once again, bah-boo-lya. One more time slowly,
bah-boo-lya. At normal pace, bah-boo-lya. Give it a shot. Great. To say
grandfather, or gramps, in an affectionate way would be dzye-doo-lya. The
accent’s on the second syllable. Dzye-doo-lya. One more time, dzye-doo-lya.
At normal conversational pace, dzye-doo-lya. Give it a shot. Great.

A shorthand version of saying grandmother would be bah-ba, hitting the
accent on the first syllable. One more time, bah-ba. At normal
conversational pace, bah-ba. Give it a shot. Great. Finally, a shorthand
version of saying grandfather would be dzed. One more time, dzed. Give it a
try. Fantastic. That’s how you say grandmother and grandfather in Russian.

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