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  Words related to mother

Related / Similar Words: female parent, beget, get, engender, father, sire, generate, bring forth, fuss, overprotect

 

Definition:
  • a condition that is the inspiration for an activity or situation; "necessity is the mother of invention";
  • a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother); "the mother of three children";
  • a term of address for an elderly woman;
  • a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar;
  • make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don''t recognize them";
  • care for like a mother; "She fusses over her husband";

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    Hyponyms: ma, mama, mamma, mom, momma, mommy, mammy, mum, mummy, mater, mother-in-law, primipara, para I, puerpera, quadripara, quintipara, supermom, surrogate mother, Mary, Virgin Mary, The Virgin, Blessed Virgin, Madonna

     

    Derivational Morphology: beget, get, engender, father, sire, generate, bring forth, fuss, overprotect, generation, genesis, multiplication, propagation, forefather, female parent, male parent, begetter, bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, stir

     

    Language Translations:
    Afrikaans: ''formal'' moeder   Albanian: nënë  
    Armenian: մայր   Basque: ama  
    Belarusian: маці   Bosnian: majka  
    Bulgarian: майка   Catalan: mare  
    Chinese: 妈妈 and 母亲   Croatian: majka  
    Danish: moder   Dutch: moeder  
    Esperanto: patrino   Estonian: ema  
    Finnish: äiti   French: mère  
    Frisian: mem   Georgian: დედა  
    German: Mutter   Greek: μητέρα  
    Hebrew: אם   Hungarian: anya  
    Icelandic: mamma and móðir   Ido: matro  
    Indonesian: ibu   Interlingua: matre  
    Irish: máthair   Italian: madre  
    Japanese: お母さん and   Korean: 엄마  
    Kurdish: dayik   Latin: mater  
    Latvian: māte   Lithuanian: motė  
    Malayalam: അമ്മ   Maltese: omm  
    Norwegian: mor   Novial: matra  
    Persian: مادر   Polish: matka  
    Portuguese: mãe   Romanian: mamă  
    Russian: мать   Serbian: мајка  
    Slovak: matka   Slovene: mati  
    Spanish: madre   Swedish: mor  
    Tagalog: ina   Tamil: அம்மா  
    Telugu: అమ్మ   Turkish: anne  
    Ukrainian: мати   Vietnamese: and mẹ  
    Welsh: mam  
     
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