Spanish translation of “mother”
mother noun /ˈmaðə/
› a female parent, especially human
John’s mother lives in Manchester (also adjective) The mother bird feeds her young. › (often with capital
also Mother Superior) the female leader of a group of nuns. motherboard noun › (computing) the main circuit board in a computer or other device
Instructions on how to disassemble the computer and replace the motherboard should be in the Hardware Maintenance Manual. motherhood noun › the state of being a mother
She gave up her career for motherhood. motherless adjective › having no mother
huérfano de madre
The children were left motherless by the accident. motherly adjective › like a mother; of, or suitable to, a mother
a motherly woman motherly love. motherliness noun ›
mother country /-land/ noun (plural mother countries) ( motherland) › the country where one was born.
patria, madre patria
mother-in-law noun (plural mothers-in-law) › the mother of one’s husband or wife.
mother-of-pearl noun, adjective › (of) the shining, hard, smooth substance on the inside of certain shells.
Mother’s Day noun › a special day on which people give cards and presents to their mothers.
día de la madre
mother tongue noun › a person’s native language
My mother tongue is Spanish.