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Irish Name for Grandfather

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The Irish word for grandfather is seanathair, literally meaning "old father." Children would not be likely to address a grandfather by this term. They would use instead daideó or móraí.

See also a comprehensive list of grandfather names.

Pronunciation: To go to a page where you can hear the pronunciation of seanathair, click the icon.Audio Link
Also Known As: Other terms for grandfather include athair mór (great father) or athair críonna (father of the heart).
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