μάμμη

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: μαμμή

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back formed from the onomatopoeic baby-talk μᾰ́μμᾰ (mámma).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

μᾰ́μμη (mámmēf (indeclinable)

  1. mamma, mammy
  2. mother's breast
  3. (later) grandmother

Reference[edit]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “μάμμη”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume II, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 899

Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

μάμμη (mámmif (plural μάμμες)

  1. (dialect) grandmother

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]