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Italian term or phrase:mamma
English translation:mum
Entered by: John Kinory
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16:09 Jan 27, 2002
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Italian term or phrase: mamma
la mia mamma e' bella
riccio carmela
mum
Explanation:
Mum is the colloquial reference to 'mother'.

Kids may say 'mummy'.

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Note added at 2002-01-27 16:12:57 (GMT)
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la mia mamma e\' bella
= My mum is beautiful

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Note added at 2002-01-27 16:14:04 (GMT)
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The above is in British English.

Of course, there\'s nothing wrong in saying \'My mother is beautifu\'.
(and mine really was! <s>)

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Note added at 2002-01-27 16:14:47 (GMT)
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I meant \'My mother is beautiful\', of course!
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mum


Explanation:
Mum is the colloquial reference to 'mother'.

Kids may say 'mummy'.

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 2002-01-27 16:12:57 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

la mia mamma e\' bella
= My mum is beautiful

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 2002-01-27 16:14:04 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

The above is in British English.

Of course, there\'s nothing wrong in saying \'My mother is beautifu\'.
(and mine really was! <s>)

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 2002-01-27 16:14:47 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

I meant \'My mother is beautiful\', of course!


John Kinory
Local time: 12:49
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Thijs van Dorssen: Ciao John, non sapevo che parli anche Italiano.
19 mins
  ->  a little :-)))

agree  AndrewBM: mother
36 mins
  -> Thanks!

agree  Rick Henry: Mom in US English
46 mins
  -> Yup!

agree  athena22: Yep. It depends on the age and culture of the speaker, as you noted: "My mom, momma, mama, mommy, mother, mum..." (Mine is too!)
1 hr
  -> One refers to the Queen Mum, for example :-))

agree  Electra
1 hr
  -> Thanks!

agree  Romina Minucci
20 hrs
  -> Thanks!

agree  reliable
1 day 16 hrs
  -> Ta!
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