See also: Mami, mamí, mamī, and māmi

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish mami.

NounEdit

mami (plural mamis)

  1. (chiefly Latin American, Philippines) mommy, mother
  2. (chiefly Latin American) attractive woman; momma
  3. (chiefly Latin American) a term of affection for a woman

AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

NounEdit

mami

  1. mom
  2. midwife

CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

mami

  1. third-person singular imperative form of mamar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive form of mamar
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive form of mamar

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mami f

  1. mom, mum

Usage notesEdit

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit


FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English mommy.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑmi/, [ˈmɑmi]
  • Rhymes: -ɑmi
  • Syllabification(key): ma‧mi

NounEdit

mami

  1. (colloquial) mom, mum

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of mami (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative mami mamit
genitive mamin mamien
partitive mamia mameja
illative mamiin mameihin
singular plural
nominative mami mamit
accusative nom. mami mamit
gen. mamin
genitive mamin mamien
partitive mamia mameja
inessive mamissa mameissa
elative mamista mameista
illative mamiin mameihin
adessive mamilla mameilla
ablative mamilta mameilta
allative mamille mameille
essive mamina mameina
translative mamiksi mameiksi
instructive mamein
abessive mamitta mameitta
comitative mameineen
Possessive forms of mami (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person mamini mamimme
2nd person mamisi maminne
3rd person maminsa

IdoEdit

NounEdit

mami

  1. plural of mamo

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

mami

  1. Rōmaji transcription of まみ

KaurnaEdit

NounEdit

mami

  1. species of possum

Mauritian CreoleEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French mamie.

NounEdit

mami

  1. grandmother
    Synonym: granmer

Etymology 2Edit

From Marathi मामी (māmī).

NounEdit

mami

  1. aunt, particularly maternal uncle's wife
    Synonym: matant

PijinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English mammy.

NounEdit

mami

  1. mother

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈma.mi/
  • Rhymes: -ami
  • Syllabification: ma‧mi

VerbEdit

mami

  1. third-person singular present of mamić

SakizayaEdit

NounEdit

mami

  1. pomelo

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmami/ [ˈma.mi]
  • Rhymes: -ami
  • Hyphenation: ma‧mi

NounEdit

mami f (plural mamis)

  1. (informal) mommy
  2. (Central America, Philippines) mother
  3. (Bolivia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Venezuela) attractive woman; momma
  4. (Bolivia, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico, Venezuela) a term of affection for a woman
  5. (Peru) a woman who runs a brothel; a madame
  6. (Honduras, derogatory) a homosexual man

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


TagalogEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Hokkien (mah-mī, “meat and noodles soup”), according to Gloria Chan-Yap. An alternate etymology says it comes from Hokkien (má-mī, “Ma’s noodles”), noodles peddled by Ma Mon Luk (馬文祿, Cantonese Yale: Máh Màhn-luhk; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Má Bûn Lo̍k) since 1920s in Binondo, Manila.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ma‧mi

NounEdit

mami

  1. a dish of wheat noodles and cellophane noodles mixed with pork, chicken, pork liver, cabbage, carrots, shrimp (fresh or dried) and squid (fresh or dried)

Tok PisinEdit

NounEdit

mami

  1. type of yam