阿媽

ChineseEdit

 
(phonetic character); (final part.); (interj.); flatter; an initial particle; prefix to names of people
ma; mamma
trad. (阿媽)
simp. (阿妈)

PronunciationEdit


Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

阿媽

  1. (regional) woman servant, amah
  2. (regional) mom; mum; mummy
  3. (regional, Min Nan) grandmother
HyponymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Jurchen [Term?] or Manchu ᠠᠮᠠ.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

阿媽

  1. (dialectal, obsolete) father
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