Is Mama a Swahili word?

Is Mama a Swahili word?

So, this is how you say “mama” in english….mum.

Swahili English
1. mama mdogo maternal aunt
2. Mama Teresa Mother Teresa

What does Mami mean in Swahili?

mum, mother, (the/a) mother.

How do you say mommy in African?

bamama = mom, mother, Mrs.

What is Mamah?

Mama is an informal word for mother. Mama can also be spelled momma and mamma. Mama is informal, and it’s often used by young children, much like the word mommy. In these two uses, the word is usually capitalized since it’s used like a proper name.

What is Mama and mAmI called in English?

aunt countable noun. Your aunt is the sister of your mother or father, or the wife of your uncle. Aunt Vera. /mami, mAmI, maamee, māmī/

How do you say beautiful in African language?

The word jameela means ‘beautiful’ in Swahili. It is a loanword from Arabic with the same meaning. A handsome man is known as jamil or jameel while a beautiful woman is jamila or jameela. Another word for ‘beautiful’ is mrembo, which is more widely used than jameela.

What does MA mean in Swahili?

In Swahili and many other African languages, words are generally mashed together. The “Ma-” means “my” and “-penzi” means “love,” translating to “my love.”

How do you say mom in Arabic?

If you wanna say :

  1. Mother then it’s “أم” (omm)
  2. Mom [as in ‘my mom’] then it’s “أمي” (ommi)

How do you say mom in Sudan?

In most dialects, Arabs address their parents with ماما (mama) and بابا (baba). I think these two are closer to mom and dad than the standard version. In where I come from, Sudan, we address our parents with أمي (Which spells like the standard version but is prounounced Ommi with a thicker mm sound) and أبوي (Aboy).

Can I call my girlfriend Mama?

yes, if you have that kind of relationship. However it is not something the average person will do as it connotes a child/parent relationship.

Does Mama mean breast?

“Mama” means the breast of a woman or the udder of an animal. Take a look at the dictionary. P.s. “Mamá” means mother, mom, mommy.

What does Mama mean in India?

/māmā/ mn. uncle countable noun. Your uncle is the brother of your mother or father, or the husband of your aunt. /mama, mAmA, maamaa, māmā/

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