媽媽

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

媽媽

  1. mother

Usage notes[edit]

  • Informal term for mother. The more formal term is 母親

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

媽媽 (mama) (hangeul 마마)

  1. Hanja form? of 마마, “(honorific) Your Majesty, His Majesty, Her Majesty”.
  2. (honorific) Madame for a concubine of an ancient high-ranking official
  3. (honorific) goddess allegedly responsible for spreading smallpox
  4. smallpox; pockmark