老母

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Chinese[edit]

 
old; aged; venerable; outdated; experienced; (affectionate prefix)
female; mother
simp. and trad.
(老母)

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Noun[edit]

老母

  1. (chiefly Cantonese, Min Nan, informal, non-face-to-face) mom; mother
Usage notes[edit]

In Cantonese, it may be considered offensive.

Synonyms[edit]
Dialectal synonyms of 媽媽 (“mum (non-face-to-face)”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 母親
Mandarin Beijing 媽媽
Taiwan 媽媽
Tianjin 媽媽
Harbin 媽媽
Shenyang 媽媽
Jinan 媽媽
Muping
Jiedian
Ronghe
Xi'an
Xining 阿媽媽媽姆媽
Xuzhou 媽媽大兒
Yinchuan
Lanzhou 老媽
Ürümqi 老娘
Wuhan 姆媽媽媽老娘黎山老 slang孟子見 dated slang
Chengdu 媽媽
Guiyang 老媽 humorous
Liuzhou 阿媽娘老老媽子
Kunming 媽媽
Yangzhou 媽媽姆媽老娘
Nanjing 姆媽
Hefei 媽爺
Nantong 娘嬭
Cantonese Guangzhou 老母
Hong Kong 老母老媽子阿媽媽咪
Dongguan 阿媽阿奶阿姐老母老乸 Changping媽媽 childish媽咪 childish
Hong Kong (Weitou) 老母阿奶
Taishan
Yunfu 老母
Yangjiang 阿奶
Xinyi 老母
Nanning 老乸
Kuala Lumpur 老媽子
Gan Nanchang 姆媽
Lichuan 家母
Pingxiang 姆媽娘老子
Hakka Meixian 哀仔
Xingning 哀哩阿媽
Huidong 阿姆
Qujiang 哀子
Xiaosanjiang 阿姆
Changting 哀哩
Pingyu 哀子
Wuping 哀哩
Liancheng
Ninghua 姆媽
Ruijin 乳子
Shicheng
Shangyou 姐佬
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 哀仔
Liudui (S. Sixian) 哀仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 哀仔
Dongshi (Dabu)
Zhuolan (Raoping) 哀仔
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Hong Kong 阿姆
Senai 吾媽
Singkawang
Huizhou Jixi
Jin Taiyuan 媽媽
Xinzhou 波波
Min Bei Jian'ou
Min Dong Fuzhou 娘嬭
Fuqing 娘嬭
Matsu 娘嬭
Min Nan Xiamen 老母娘嬭阿娘
Quanzhou 老母阿娘
Zhangzhou 老母娘嬭
Taipei 老母
Kaohsiung 老母
Tainan 老母
Taichung 老母媽媽
Hsinchu 老母
Lukang 老母
Sanxia 老母
Yilan 老母
Kinmen 老母俺母
Magong 老母
Penang 老母
Singapore 老母
Chaozhou 阿嬡
Shantou
Haifeng 媽媽
Johor Bahru 我媽
Haikou
Leizhou 尼母尼姨 dated
Pinghua Nanning 老娘阿媼 dated
Wu Shanghai
Suzhou 姆媽
Hangzhou 姆媽媽媽
Wenzhou 阿媽阿奶
Chongming
Danyang
Jinhua
Ningbo 阿娘
Xiang Changsha 媽媽姆媽娘老子
Shuangfeng 姆媽
Loudi 依爺姆媽娘老子

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Noun[edit]

老母

  1. (literary) one's aging mother
  2. old woman