See also: Mader, Mäder, and måder

LombardEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin māter.

NounEdit

mader f

  1. mother

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English mædere, mædre, from Proto-Germanic *madarǭ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmadər(ə)/, /ˈmadrə/

NounEdit

mader (uncountable)

  1. Madder (Rubia tinctorum) or a similar plant.
  2. The dye obtained from madder (alizarin) or a similar dye.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: madder
  • Scots: mather, mader, madder, malder, maider (obsolete)
  • Irish: madra, madar

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