"My grandmother is at the post office."

Translation:Моя бабуся на пошті.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/PeterPerry2

Why isn't баба accepted?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SergioRuido

баба has several connotations, one of them is quite pejorative. It sounds rude to say that about one's own grandma. It has slang meanings too(wench, broad, softy, milksop..) and can be misunderstood.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Vinnfred
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And yet we do say баба to refer to our grandmas. Especially in family conversations For example, I was taught to refer to my grandmas баба [name] and to grndpas дід [name]

3 years ago
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