माँ

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀫𑀸𑀤𑀸 (mādā), from Sanskrit मातृ (mātṛ, mother), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *máHtā, from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr. Compare Punjabi ਮਾਂ (mā̃), Gujarati મા (), માં (mā̃), Bengali মা (ma), Assamese মা (ma), Oriya ମା (ma), Marathi माय (māy), Konkani मांय (mā̃y).

Noun[edit]

माँ (mā̃f (Urdu spelling ماں)

  1. mother
    Synonyms: माऊ (māū), मैया (maiyā), अम्मा (ammā), माता (mātā), मातृ (mātŕ), वालिदा (vālidā)

Newari[edit]

Noun[edit]

माँ (mā̃)

  1. mother