Wednesday, February 7, 2007

Mother's Day - How to say Mother in Different languages

'All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother' --Abraham Lincoln

The first word that the child learns to speak is mother, then whatever be his/her religion or language. It's interesting to learn as to how to say mother in different languages.

Ways of saying mother in different languages:

French: Mere
German: Mutter
Hindi: Maji
Urdu: Ammee
English: Mom, Mummy, Mother
Italian: Madre
Portuguese: Mãe
Albanian: Mëmë; Nënë; Burim; Kryemurgeshë
Cebuano: inahan; nanay
Serbian: Majka
Czech: abatyse
Dutch: Moeder;
Moer Estonian: Ema
Frisian: Emo, Emä, Kantaäiti, Äiti
Greek: Màna
Hawaiian: Makuahine
Hungarian: Anya, Fu
Ilongo: Iloy; Nanay; Nay
Indonesian: Induk, Ibu, Biang, Nyokap

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