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    Will17 is offline Senior Member
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    Cool little and grand

    Hello !

    In a book of Perrault's fairy Tales, I saw the idiom "litlle daughter" instead of "granddaughter", is it correct?

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    Default Re: little and grand

    No - the translator was presumably misled by the French petite-fille.

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    The French pair grand'mère/petite-fille makes much more sense than our 'grandmother/granddaughter', but I don't make this stuff up.
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