See also: madré and mądre

AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin māter, mātre (mother, matron).

NounEdit

madre f (plural madres)

  1. mother
    Synonym: ma

CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish madre, from Latin mātre, singular ablative of māter (mother, matron), matris, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ma‧dre

NounEdit

madre

  1. a nun

SynonymsEdit


ChavacanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish madre.

NounEdit

madre

  1. nun

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese madre, from Latin māter, mātrem (mother, matron).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

madre f (plural madres)

  1. (formal) mother
    Synonym: nai
  2. riverbed
    • c1300, R. Martínez López (ed.), General Estoria. Versión gallega del siglo XIV. Oviedo: Archivum, page 183:
      et nõ colle as agoas nẽ as torna aa madre ata quea noyte nõ aja as oras ygoães cõ odia. Et em esta rrazõ sobre este lugar da fonte do Nylo achamos que ouverõ [hũus] dos auçiaos hũa créénça vãa: queo cresçer da fonte do Nylo donde el sal por las terras et rrega as herdades, diziam que aquel cresçer quelle [vyña] daquelas neves de Etiopia
      and [the Nile] doesn't take the waters nor return them to the riverbed till the night has its hours equal to that of the day. Because of this, about this place of the source of the Nile, we find that some of the old scholars had a vain belief: that the flooding of the Nile's source, where it springs from the earth and waters the fields, was due to the snows of Ethiopia
  3. kernel of a cable
  4. (fishing) main line (in longline fishing the central line to which the branch lines with baits are attached)
    Synonym: estrallo
  5. tartar
    Synonym: sarro
  6. (also in the plural) womb; placenta
    Synonym: empreñadeira
  7. (games) base, safe place, haven
  8. (Catholicism, formal) nun

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • madre” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • madre” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • madre” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • madre” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • madre” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the older form matre, from Latin māter, mātrem, from Proto-Italic *mātēr, from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈma.dre/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -adre
  • Hyphenation: mà‧dre

NounEdit

madre f (plural madri)

  1. mother

AdjectiveEdit

madre (invariable)

  1. (relational) mother
    lavoratrice madreworking mother (literally, “mother worker”)
  2. that constitutes the origin of subsequent facts and phenomena
    causa madreroot cause
    • 2020 October 1, Massimo Basile, “Misogini, anti-immigrati, suprematisti: chi sono i Proud Boys sdoganati da Trump [Misogynists, suprematists: who are the Proud Boys legitimated by Trump]”, in la Repubblica[1]:
      Si può far parte a vari livelli, da urlare in pubblico slogan pro occidente a farsi tatuare il nome Proud Boys fino alla prova madre: partecipare a scontri.
      You can be a part of it at various levels, from yelling pro-Western slogans in public to tattooing the name Proud Boys all the way to the principal test: participating in clashes.

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • madre in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti
  • madre in Collins Italian-English Dictionary

AnagramsEdit


LadinoEdit

NounEdit

madre f (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling מאדרי‎)

  1. mother

Coordinate termsEdit


Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mātrem, accusative singular of māter (mother, matron), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

madre f

  1. mother

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Galician: madre
  • Portuguese: madre

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese madre, from Latin mātrem, singular accusative of māter (mother, matron), from Proto-Italic *mātēr, from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr. Cognate of mãe.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

madre f (plural madres)

  1. mother (nun)
    Madre superiora.Mother superior.
  2. womb
  3. mold

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mātrem, singular accusative of māter (mother, matron), from Proto-Italic *mātēr, from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr. Compare English matron.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmadɾe/, [ˈma.ð̞ɾe]
  • (file)

NounEdit

madre f (plural madres)

  1. mother
    Synonym: mamá
    Antonym: padre
  2. (figuratively) mother (source or origin)
    Synonyms: causa, raíz, origen
  3. (Christianity) mother (nun)
  4. (hydrology) riverbed
    Synonyms: álveo, cauce, lecho
  5. dregs (of a drink)
  6. (Mexico, colloquial, vulgar, slang) thing

Derived termsEdit

(diminutive madrecita) (augmentative madraza)

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit


TagalogEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ma‧dre

NounEdit

madre (plural mga madre)

  1. nun