When you think of an Italian “nonna”, what image comes to mind?
Just as there is the utmost respect for the Italian “mamma”, the “nonna” plays an essential role in the Italian family structure, often looked to as the one to assist with helping to raise children and bringing the family together.
Mia nonna mi ha regalato questo libro! – My grandma gifted me this book!
Tua nonna e una brava cuoca. – Your grandmother is a great cook.
Nostra nonna abita a Bergamot. – Our grandma lives in Bergamot.
Dove abita sua nonna? – Where does your grandmother live? (formal)
In questa foto, c’e la casa dov’e nata mia nonna. – In this photo, there is the house where my grandmother was born.
Siamo stati cresciuti da nostra nonna. – We’ve been brought up by our grandmother.
Le nonne (i nonni – grandparents) sono dei grandi aiuti per le famiglie! – Grandmothers are huge helps for families!