See also: 妈咪

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ChineseEdit

ma; mamma sound to call cat
trad. (媽咪)
simp. (妈咪)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English mummy or mommy.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

媽咪

  1. (Taiwan, Cantonese) mummy; mommy

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 媽媽 (“mum (face-to-face)”)
Variety Location Words
Formal Formal 母親
Mandarin Beijing 媽媽
Taiwan 媽媽
Tianjin 媽媽
Jinan
Xi'an
Wuhan 姆媽媽媽
Chengdu 媽媽
Yangzhou 媽媽姆媽
Hefei 媽爺
Cantonese Guangzhou 阿媽媽媽
Hong Kong 媽咪阿媽媽媽
Yangjiang 阿媽阿娘
Gan Nanchang 姆媽
Jin Taiyuan
Min Dong Fuzhou 依媽依奶
Min Nan Quanzhou 阿母母仔阿娘
Xiamen 阿母阿母仔母仔阿媽阿娘
Zhangzhou 阿母母仔
Taipei 阿母阿娘媽媽
Kaohsiung khà-sàng阿母仔
Tainan o͘-khà-sàng阿母俺娘仔娘嬭
Taichung 媽媽阿母
Yilan 阿母阿娘
Lukang 阿母阿娘姨仔
Sanxia 阿母阿娘姨仔
Kinmen 俺娘仔
Magong 阿母
Hsinchu 媽媽阿娘阿母
Malaysia 阿媽媽媽
Chaozhou 阿媽阿娘阿姈
Wu Shanghai 媽媽姆媽
Suzhou 姆媽
Wenzhou 阿媽阿奶
Xiang Changsha 媽媽姆媽
Shuangfeng 姆媽
Dialectal synonyms of 媽媽 (“mum (non-face-to-face)”)
Variety Location Words
Formal Formal 母親
Mandarin Beijing 媽媽
Taiwan 媽媽
Tianjin 媽媽
Jinan
Xi'an
Wuhan 姆媽媽媽
Chengdu 媽媽
Yangzhou 媽媽姆媽
Hefei 媽爺
Cantonese Guangzhou 老母
Hong Kong 老母阿媽媽咪
Yangjiang 阿奶
Gan Nanchang 姆媽
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 阿姆哀仔
Liudui (S. Sixian) 阿姆唔媽哀仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 阿姆哀仔
Dongshi (Dabu) 阿姆細阿妹
Taiwanese Raoping 阿姆哀仔
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 阿依
Jin Taiyuan 媽媽
Min Dong Fuzhou 娘奶
Min Nan Quanzhou 老母阿娘
Xiamen 老母娘嬭阿娘
Zhangzhou 老母娘嬭
Taipei 老母
Kaohsiung 老母
Tainan 老母
Taichung 老母媽媽
Yilan 老母
Lukang 老母
Sanxia 老母
Kinmen 老母俺母
Magong 老母
Hsinchu 老母
Chaozhou 阿嬡
Wu Shanghai
Suzhou
Wenzhou 阿媽阿奶
Xiang Changsha 媽媽姆媽娘老子
Shuangfeng 姆媽
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