Grandparent vs Kupuna - What's the difference?

grandparent | kupuna |


As nouns the difference between grandparent and kupuna

is that grandparent is the parent of someone's parent while kupuna is a grandparent or elder.

grandparent

Noun

(en noun)
  • the parent of someone's parent
  • Hyponyms

    * (by grandparent's gender ) grandmother, grandfather * (by parent's gender ) maternal grandmother, maternal grandfather, paternal grandmother, paternal grandfather

    Antonyms

    * (with regard to ancestry ) grandchild

    Derived terms

    * great grandparent * great great grandparent

    See also

    * mother * father

    kupuna

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A grandparent or elder.
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