μητέρα

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μητέρα (mētéra)

  1. accusative singular of μήτηρ (mḗtēr)

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μήτηρ (mḗtēr, mother), from Proto-Hellenic *mā́tēr, from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr.

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μητέρα (mitéraf (plural μητέρες, masculine πατέρας)

  1. mother
    η μητέρα του μαθητή‎ ― i mitéra tou mathitíthe student's mother
  2. (figuratively) mother (the first example of something)
    η μητέρα των κοινοβουλίων‎ ― i mitéra ton koinovoulíonthe mother of parliaments
  3. (figuratively, colloquial) mother (something that is the greatest of its kind)
    Ήταν μητέρα των μαχών.‎ ― Ítan mitéra ton machón.It was the mother of battles.

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see: Appendix:Greek phrasebook/Family

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