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Old January 22, 2020, 01:50 AM
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Papá, mamá

Are the terms ‘papá’, ‘mamá’, ‘yayo’, and ‘yaya’ only used affectionately, i.e. when you are speaking directly to the person?

Papá, déjame ir a la discoteca.
Mamá, préstame 20 euros.
Yayo, dame el chocolate, por favor.
Yaya, déjame 10 euros.

Can they be used with a definte article, as in these setences below?
Mi papá tiene 50 años.
Mi mamá tiene 60 años.
Mis papás son simpáticos
Mi yayo tiene 80 años.
Mi yayo tiene 60 años.
Mis yayos son inteligentes.

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