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Greek Name for Grandmother


Portrait of a grandmother with her grandson
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The most commonly used Greek term for grandmother is yia-yia, sometimes rendered as ya-ya. Some sources list nona for a grandmother.

Go to the list of ethnic names for grandmothers or to a comprehensive list of grandmother names.

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Alternate Spellings: yia yia, ya ya

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