FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French memmen, from baby talk, possibly influenced by Latin mamma.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ma.mɑ̃/
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NounEdit

maman f (plural mamans)

  1. (informal or childish) mummy, mommy, mom, mum
    Synonym: mère
    Au revoir, maman, je t'appelle demain.
    Bye, Mom, I'll call you tomorrow.
    Pleure pas, mon chéri, maman est là.
    Don't cry, sweetie; Mommy's here.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Haitian Creole: manman
  • Portuguese: mamã

Further readingEdit


GalicianEdit

VerbEdit

maman

  1. third-person plural present indicative of mamar

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

maman

  1. third-person plural present indicative of mamar

TurkishEdit

NounEdit

maman

  1. second-person singular possessive of mama

YamiEdit

NounEdit

maman

  1. betel pot