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Saying “Stepgrandmother” and “Stepgrandfather” in Irish Posted by on Oct 29, 2016

(le Róislín) While we’re working on kinship terms and words for family members (seanathair, seanmháthair, srl.), it could be helpful to look at “step-” relationships, especially since they are so prevalent these days. The basic scenario is pretty straightforward — we use the prefix “leas-” in front of the noun.  It has many other meanings…

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