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ESL forum > Ask for help > I say "grand-grandparents" or "great-grandparents"?    

I say "grand-grandparents" or "great-grandparents"?



junior right
Brazil

I say "grand-grandparents" or "great-grandparents"?
 
Hello, dear colleagues!!
 
 How are you??
 
I am here for asking your help. Which of these forms is the correct  to say "grand-grandparents" or "great-grandparents"?
 
 
thanks in advance!!

9 Mar 2017      



Lafabrica
Spain

It´s great-grandparents.
 
 
-C- 

9 Mar 2017     



junior right
Brazil

Thanks Lafabrica for your precious help!!

9 Mar 2017     



redcamarocruiser
United States

I agree with Lafabrica.

9 Mar 2017     



junior right
Brazil

thanks, dear Redcamarocruiser!!

9 Mar 2017     



Apodo
Australia

Great grandparents, great great grandparents etc.
 
Great grandmother, great grandfather, great grandchildren, great grandchild, great grandson/ granddaughter.
Great uncle, great aunt. - This is commonly used rather than grand uncle / aunt
grand nephew / niece 
great grand nephew/ niece 
 

9 Mar 2017     



junior right
Brazil

thanks for answering my silly question, Apodo...

10 Mar 2017     



Apodo
Australia

No such thing as a silly question.
 
Grandmother and grandfather are often shortened to Grandma /Granny and Grandpa.
We also use Nanna / Nan and Pop 
 
 

11 Mar 2017