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nonna

English translation of nonna

grandmother

Nonna is the Italian word for grandmother. It is often used as a term of endearment and can also be used to refer to any older woman, especially one who is wise and respected. In Italian culture, grandmothers are highly respected and often play an important role in the family.


Example sentences using: nonna

La mia nonna fa la migliore pasta.

English translation of La mia nonna fa la migliore pasta.

My grandma makes the best pasta.

This sentence translates directly into English and is used to express the speaker's belief that the pasta their grandmother makes is the best. It is an affirmation of a grandmother's skill in preparing a popular Italian dish - pasta.

Vado a trovare la mia nonna domani.

English translation of Vado a trovare la mia nonna domani.

I am going to visit my grandma tomorrow.

In Italian, the phrase 'vado a trovare' is a common way to express the intention of visiting someone. Thus this sentence translates 'I will visit my grandma tomorrow' which shows the speaker's plan to visit their grandmother the following day.

La nonna di Maria è simpatica.

English translation of La nonna di Maria è simpatica.

Maria's grandmother is nice.

This sentence is used to make a statement about the personality of someone's grandmother, in this case, Maria's grandmother. 'Simpatica' means 'nice', and this can refer to a pleasing personality, or someone who is kind and friendly.

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