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mama

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mama(
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).
feminine noun
1. (anatomy)
a. breast
El cáncer de mama es más común entre las mujeres mayores de 50.Breast cancer is more common among women over 50.
b. mammary gland
Conviene castrar a las perras para evitarles problemas en las mamas.Neutering female dogs is a good idea to avoid mammary gland problems.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(mother)
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)
No llores, Juanito, que ahorita llega tu mama.Don't cry, Juanito; your mom will be here any second.
b. mum
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Mama, no encuentro mi osito de peluche.Mum, I can't find my teddy.
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mama
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de mujer)
a. breast
2. (de animal)
a. udder
3. (colloquial)
a. mum, mummy
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mama
1 (Med) (glándula) mammary gland; (pecho) breast
de vaca etc
cáncer de mama breast cancer
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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