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English

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
mater

Plural
s

mater (s)
  1. (formal) Mother.

Abbreviation

mater

  1. material, materials

Synonyms


Bosnian

Etymology

From Slavic; cognate with Latin mater and Sanskrit मातृ (mātR)

Noun

mater f (plural matere)

  1. mother

Synonyms


French

Pronunciation

Verb

mater

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To ogle, to check out, to watch (eg. an attractive person)

Conjugation


Latin

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māter et eius īnfāns (mother and her baby)

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr. Cognates include Common Slavic *mati (thence Russian мать (mat’)), Persian مادر (madar), Mycenaean Greek 𐀔𐀳𐀩 (ma-te-re), and Sanskrit मातृ (mātṛ).

Pronunciation

Noun

māter (genitive mātris); f, third declension

  1. mother (female parent)
  2. mother (source, origin)
  3. matron of a house
  4. honorific title
  5. woman
  6. nurse
  7. motherland

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
nominative māter mātrēs
genitive mātris mātrum
dative mātrī mātribus
accusative mātrem mātrēs
ablative mātre mātribus
vocative māter mātrēs

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Norwegian

Verb

mater

  1. present tense of mate.

Serbian

Etymology

From Slavic; cognate with Latin mater and Sanskrit मातृ (mātR)

Noun

mater f. (plural matere) (Cyrillic spelling матер)

  1. mother

Synonyms


Slovak

Etymology

From Common Slavic; cognate with Latin mater and Sanskrit मातृ (mātR)

Noun

mater f.
irregular declension
  1. mother

Declension

Singular Plural
nominative mater matere
genitive matere materi
dative materi materiam
accusative mater matere
vocative mater matere
locative materi materiach
instrumental materou materami

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