"The grandmother"

Translation:A avó

March 9, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/EmDem
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Isn't it avo with the "circonflexe" on the o for grandmother? And this spelling for grandfther? Or are they interchangeble?

March 9, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Paulenrique
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No, they are not. Avó - grandmother, avô - grandfather, vovó / vó - grandma, vovô / vô - grandpa, avós - grandparents.

March 9, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/HrMike
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Are both pronounced the same? If so, how do you know the difference in spoken language?

April 16, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Paulenrique
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Vó = O like o in hot.

Vô = O like o in bold.

April 16, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/HrMike
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Muito ùtil, obrigado :)

April 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Hector290697
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Paulo, você é o melhor. Obrigado.

June 10, 2018
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