Say Mother in Different Languages

I believe – everyday is the mother’s day. Although Mother’s Day has recently gone it isn’t too late to talk about mother. So, here are how you can say ‘Mother’ in different languages.

In Nepali we call her Aama, Maa, Aami, Mamu and so on. There are many of us we call her Mommy, Moma, or Mom too. Let’s learn how others call their mothers by. This list is compiled from that published in the website of CBS Houston and Google Translate.

Afrikaans – Moeder, Ma
Albanian – Nënë, Mëmë
Amharic – inati (እናት)
Arabic – Ahm (أم)
Aragones – Mai
Arminian – Mayrs (Մայրս)
Asturian – Ma
Aymara – Taica
Azeri (Latin Script) – Ana

Basque – Ama
Belarusan – Matka
Bengali – Mā (মা)
Bergamasco – Màder
Bolognese – Mèder
Bosnian – Majka
Brazilian Portuguese – Mãe
Bresciano – Madèr
Breton – Mamm
Bulgarian – Majka
Byelorussian – Macii

Calabrese – Matre, Mamma
Caló – Bata, Dai
Catalan – Mare
Cebuano – Inahan, Nanay
Chechen – Nana
Croatian – Mati, Majka
Czech – Abatyse

Danish – Mor
Dutch – Moeder, Moer
Dzoratâi – Mére

English – Mother, Mama, Mom
Esperanto – Patrino, Panjo
Estonian – Ema

Faeroese – Móðir
Finnish – Äiti
Flemish – Moeder
French – Mère, Maman
Frisian – Emo, Emä, Kantaäiti, Äiti
Furlan – Mari

Galician – Nai
German – Mutter
Greek – Màna
Griko – Salentino, Mána

Hawaiian – Makuahine
Hindi – Ma, Maji, Aama
Hungarian – Anya, Fu

Icelandic – Móðir
Ilongo – Iloy, Nanay, Nay
Indonesian – Induk, Ibu, Biang, Nyokap
Irish – Máthair
Italian – Madre, Mamma

Japanese – Okaasan, Haha
Judeo Spanish – Madre

Kannada – Amma
Kurdish Kurmanji – Daya

Ladino – Uma
Latin – Mater
Leonese Mai
Ligurian – Maire
Limburgian – Moder, Mojer, Mam
Lingala – Mama
Lithuanian – Motina
Lombardo Occidentale – Madar
Lunfardo – Vieja

Macedonian – Majka
Malagasy – Reny
Malay – Emak
Maltese – Omm
Mantuan – Madar
Maori – Ewe, Haakui
Mapunzugun – Ñuke, Ñuque
Marathi – Aayi
Mongolian – `eh
Mudnés – Medra, mama

Neapolitan – Mamma
Nepali – Aama
Norwegian – Madre

Occitan – Maire
Old Greek – Mytyr

Parmigiano – Mädra
Pashto – mor
Persian – Madr, Maman
Piemontese – Mare
Polish – Matka, Mama
Portuguese – Mãe
Punjabi – Mai, Mataji, Pabo

Quechua – Mama

Rapanui Matu’a – Vahine
Reggiano – Mèdra
Romagnolo – Mèder
Romanian – Mama, Maica
Romansh – Mamma
Russian – Mat’

Saami – Eadni
Samoan – Tina
Sardinian (Limba Sarda Unificada) – Mama
Sardinian Campidanesu – mamai
Sardinian Logudoresu – Madre, Mamma
Serbian – Majka
Shona – Amai
Sicilian – Matri
Slovak – Mama, Matka
Slovenian – Máti
Spanish – Madre, Mamá, Mami
Swahili – Mama, Mzazi, Mzaa
Swedish – Mamma, Mor, Morsa
Swiss German – Mueter

Telegu – Amma
Triestino – Mare
Turkish – Anne, Ana, Valide
Turkmen – Eje

Ukrainian – Mati
Urdu – Ammee

Valencian – Mare
Venetian – Mare
Viestano – Mamm’
Vietnamese – me

Wallon – Mére
Welsh – Mam

Yiddish – Muter
Zeneize – Moæ

Please add more words in other languages in comment.

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