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mamá
mamá(
mah
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mah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(relative)
a. mom
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Tengo que limpiar la casa porque hoy viene mi mamá.I have to clean the house because my mom is coming today.
b. mommy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mamá, ¿me das un vaso de leche?Mommy, can I have a glass of milk?
c. mum
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Mi mamá siempre se preocupa por todo.My mum's always worrying about everything.
d. mummy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Mamá, necesito lápices y borrador para la escuela.Mummy, I need pencils and a rubber for school.
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mamá
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
a. mum (United Kingdom)
b. mom
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
mamá grandegrandma
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mamá
1 (madre) mum (familiar); mummy (familiar); mom (familiar); (EEUU) mommy (familiar); (EEUU)
futura mamá mother-to-be
2 especialmente (Centroamérica) (Caribe) (México) [de cortesía] mother
mamá grande (Col) grandmother
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