What is 'Grandma Red' in Italian?
Nonna Rossa is an Italian equivalent of 'Grandma Red'. In the word by word translation, the feminine gender noun 'nonna' means 'grandmother, grandmom, grandma'. It takes as its definite article 'la' ['the'] and as its indefinite article 'una' ['a, one']. The feminine adjective 'rossa' means 'red'. The phrase is pronounced 'NOHN-nah ROHS-sah'.
"Grandfathers and grandma" and "grandparents and grandma" are English equivalents of the Italian phrase nonni e noni. Context makes clear which meaning prevails regarding the combination of a standard work with an affectionate diminutive for "grandma." The pronunciation will be "NON-nee ey NO-nee" in Italian.
Mi manchi sempre, Nonna! is an Italian equivalent of the English phrase "I miss you always, Grandma!" The declaration translates literally as "You are lacking/missing to me always, Grandmother!" in English and will be found ending with such "grandma" equivalents as Nona or Noni. The pronunciation will be "mee MAN-kee SEM-prey NON-na" in Pisan Italian.
Nona and Nono are Italian equivalents of the English words "Grandma" and "Grandpa." Specifically, the feminine noun nona is a shortened form of nonna, which means "grandmother." The masculine noun nono likewise is a shortened form of nonno, which means "grandfather." The respective pronunciations are "NOH-nah" and "NOH-noh."
Sei la migliore nonna! is an Italian equivalent of the English phrase "You are the best grandma!" Specifically, the verb sei means "(informal you) are". The feminine singular definite article la means "the". The feminine/masculine superlative adjective migliore means "best". The feminine noun nonna translates as "grandma, grandmother". The pronunciation will be "seh-ee la mee-LYO-re NON-na" in Italian.
"Grandmom" and "(dear, sweet) little grandma" are English equivalents of the Italian word nonina. The feminine singular noun serves as a double diminutive in the sense that nona ("Grandma," "ninth") is a diminutive of nonna ("Grandmother") and that -ina is a feminine singular diminutive ending. The pronunciation will be "no-NEE-na" in Pisan Italian.
No, nonni is not the Italian equivalent of the English word 'Grandma." Specifically, the masculine noun nonni means "grandfathers, grandfathers and grandmothers, grandparents" and is pronounced "NOHN-nee." The feminine noun nonna means "grandmother" and is pronounced "NOHN-nah." But particularly in Sicily and southern Italy, the word nonna becomes nonie, which is pronounced "NOH-nee."
"Grandma" is an English equivalent of the Sicilian word noni. The feminine singular noun represents a colloquial, conversational, friendly, informal way in dialect, regionalism or slang of addressing a grandmother as "Gran," "Grandma," "Grannie" or "Granny." The pronunciation will be "NO-nee" in Pisan Italian.