Asked in Word and Phrase Origins, Greek to English
What origin does yaya come from meaning grandmother?
Is a Greek word. γιαγιά [yaya] = grandmother
Asked in Greece, English to Greek
What is 'great-grandmother' when translated from Greek to English?
"Great grandmother" in English is progiagiá (Προγιαγιά) in Greek.
What is the greek word for grandmother written in English?
yiayia (pronounced ya-ya' - the emphasis is on the second syllable) In greek, it is written as γιαγιά ...
Asked in Translations, Kenya
What is the Kikuyu word for the English word grandmother?
The Kikuyu word for the English word grandmother is "bibi."
How many times does the word grandmother appear in the Bible?
I am aware of only one instance of the word "grandmother" in the Bible. It is in 2 Tim 1:5, where Paul says, "I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lo'is and your mother Eunice and now, I am sure, dwells in you." The Greek word being translated here is mammh. It means: # mother (the name infants use in addressing their mother) # grandmother. ...