Dedushka - Meaning in Russian

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Dedushka means grandfather in Russian. The word dedushka is also used to talk about old men in general.

In Russian alphabet, it’s written де́душка.

Possible variations of dedushka:

дед [dyed] (a bit rude)

деду́ля [dye-dú-lya] (loving)

An old man can be also called стари́к [sta-réek] or старичо́к [sta-ree-chók], from the word ста́рый (old). In this case it’s just a random old man and not a grandpa.

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де́душка [dyédushka] Noun , masculine
grandfather, grandpa

Examples of Dedushka in Russian

  • Как здоро́вье ва́шего де́душки?

    kak zdaróv'ye vásheeva dyédushkee

    How is your grandfather's health?

  • Ле́то мы обы́чно проводи́ли у ба́бушки с де́душкой в дере́вне.

    lyéta my abýchna pravadéelee u bábushkee s dyédushkaî v deeryévnye

    We usually spent the summer with our grandma and grandpa in the village.

  • Мой де́душка был лётчиком.

    moî dyédushka byl lyótcheekam

    My grandfather was a pilot.

  • У де́душки боли́т спина́.

    u dyédushkee baléet speená

    Grandpa's back hurts.

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