What is the Cajun French word for grandfather?

How do you say Grandpa in Cajun?

French Cajuns and French citizens can understand each other, but with difficulty.

Sugie Bee’s Cajun French Language Dictionary.

A bon couer To do something wholeheartedly.
Paw-Paw Grandpa

What do Cajun people call grandparents?

MawMaw. With its French Cajun roots, “MawMaw” is widely used throughout Louisiana. Also consider the similar-sounding “MeeMaw” as a traditional Southern grandma nickname.

How do you say Grandpa in Louisiana?

Papaw is the most commonly used name for Grandpa in Alabama, West Virginia, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

What is my grandfather name?

Family Vocabulary

my relatives I usually call
male female him…
grandparent Grandfather, Grandpa
grand-father grand-mother
cousin first name

What is a memere?

la mémère (may-mer) n.f. granny, grandma. Like “fifille,” “mémère” is a somewhat old-fashioned and informal word, used as a term of affection–“old dear“–when not uttered in a teasing way: “That hat makes you look like une mémère!”)

What do you call your grandfather?

Traditional Grandfather Names

  • Big Daddy.
  • Big Paw.
  • Grandfather.
  • Grandpa.
  • Grampa.
  • Grandpappy.
  • Gramps.
  • Granddad.

Is Papa a name for Grandpa?

Pa – Shortened from Papa, Pa is a classic older alternative to Grandpa, and is an easy name for very young children to pronounce. Granddaddy – Typically heard in the South, Granddaddy is a more informal alternative to Granddad, even more informal than Grandpa.

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How do you say crazy in Cajun?

Fou is crazy. C’est fou means that’s crazy, or he’s crazy. Salop is a messy woman/bad housewife. To call a Cajun woman a salop is a serious insult.

Does Pepe mean grandpa?

grandfather; grandpa; granddad.