American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Informal Mother.
- n. Slang A woman.
- n. Slang A wife.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Mother: a word used chiefly in address and familiar intercourse, especially by and with infants, children, and young people.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. See mamma.
- n. a name under which Ninkhursag was worshipped
- n. informal terms for a mother
- From a reduplication of ma; a trend present in many Indo-European languages, probably with ultimate origin in baby talk; or perhaps representing, in altered form, a continuation of Middle English mome ("mother, aunt"), from Proto-Germanic *mōmōn (“mother, aunt”), from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂-méh₂, reduplication of *méh₂- (“mother”), related to German Muhme ("aunt"), Latin mamma ("mother, nurse"), Irish mam ("mother"), Lithuanian mama, moma ("mother"). (Wiktionary)
- Of baby-talk origin; see mā-2 in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Morton the good knight, "and to her mother as" the Princess Pauline, "or" one's mama, "giving to _mama_ the French pronunciation.”
“Gladiator sport' is the term mama and I use for that show.”
“Your mama is also doomed to disappear, you idiot cannot even spell the words right”
“Everybody and their mama is doing a documentary on Obama," he said during an interview for his new Sundance film "The Passing Strange.”
“Your mama is still feeding the baby sister that same banana because her bites are so dumb and small, but at least now she has a wipe out for all the spit and goo.”
“I bet it was somebody's school bag, she says, and you wonder if your mama is just lying to make you shut your mouth, or if she really wasn't worried on the train.”
“How do you access the shelves in the stairwell? andy on 09 Mar 2009 at 9: 15 pm # hahaha – push mama from the front porch”
“I called my mama, he says above the rain, asked if I could use her place since she had the room.”
“My Rachel is now 12 and I do worry and get scared and there have been many major scares and trips to the ER and last year well I just was in mama bear mode most of the year as we dealt with bullying.”
“A good lesson will teach begining to high level skills all at the same time, keeping all kids engaged. dolphin mama”
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Typical words from Beatles song titles. Can you recreate the titles?
(Grammatical words have been omitted)
The liner notes that accompany Papa San's dancehall album God & i include this thoughtful list of Jamaican-to-American translations, to aid in understanding what the heck he's saying in each song.
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First 50 words for miss Elise, before age 2. Today's date is 6/18/07.
Top ten most commonly said words are, in order: (1) Ow (2) Nooooo (3) Kitty (4) Mama (5) Monkey (6) Up (6) Food (7...
Use this words and become a young lady from some of Jane Austen's books.
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Words Art can say, on his own. He understands much more.
found on a little post-it in a library book
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