There are 2 translations of mother in Spanish:

mother1

Pronunciation: /ˈmʌðər; ˈmʌðə(r)/

n

  • madre (f); (as form of address) madre [anticuado/dated], mamá; (to nun) madre an expectant mother una mujer embarazada, una futura madre or mamá an unmarried mother una madre soltera mother of three killed in a blast [journalese/lenguaje periodístico] madre de familia muere en una explosión she was a second mother to me fue como una segunda madre para mí he's a mother's boy es un niño or un nene de mamá [familiar/colloquial] they all died, every mother's son (of them) se murieron absolutamente todos some mothers do have them (BrE) [set phrase] ¡hay cada idiota suelto por el mundo! shall I be mother? (BrE) [set phrase] ¿sirvo yo? (before n) mother country madre patria (f) mother figure figura (f) materna or de la madre mother love amor (m) de (la) madre mother plane/ship avión (m)/buque (m) nodriza
    More example sentences
    • ‘Mother,’ said the conductor, ‘do you want to go to Denver?’
    More example sentences
    • Sr. Elizabeth Ann Eckert is the new reverend mother of the Anglican Sisterhood of St. John the Divine, succeeding Sr. Constance Joanna Gefvert.
    • Mother Aquinas faced the decision with great courage and tact.

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Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.