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お祖母さん
お婆さん
御祖母さん
御婆さん
Readings

obaasan
おばーさん
oba-san
English
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 祖母さん・1
Usually written using kana alone
usu. お祖母さん
grandmother

Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 婆さん・2
Usually written using kana alone
usu. お婆さん
old woman, female senior citizen

Kanjis
ON:
ancestor, pioneer, founder

Stroke: 9 Grade: 5 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-4-5 FC: 3721.1


ON: KUN: はは, も
mother

Stroke: 5 Grade: 2 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 4-5-1 FC: 7750.0


ON: KUN: ばば, ばあ
old woman, grandma, wet nurse

Stroke: 11 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 2-8-3 FC: 3440.0


ON: ギョ, ゴ KUN: おん-, お-, み-
honorable, manipulate, govern

Stroke: 12 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-3-9 FC: 2722.2


Phrases
お祖母さんが座布団の上にちんまりとすわっていました。
Parts: お祖母さん (おばあさん) 座布団 (ざぶとん) (うえ) ちんまり 座る (すわっていました)
The old woman was snugly sitting on a cushion.

ジョンのおばあさんは長い間病に伏せていたが、亡くなった。
Parts: お祖母さん (おばあさん) 長い間 (ながいあいだ) (やまい) 伏せる (ふせる) 亡くなる (なくなる)
John's grandmother passed away after a long illness.

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