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mummynoun [C]

uk   /ˈmʌm.i/  us   /ˈmʌm.i/
  • mummy noun [C] (MOTHER)

UK (US mommy) child's word for mother: [as form of address] I ​want to go ​home, Mummy. Could I ​speak to ​your mummy ​please, Phoebe?

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mummynoun [C]

 us   /ˈmʌm·i/
(esp. in ​ancient Egypt) a ​deadbody that has been ​preserved from ​decay, esp. by being ​treated with ​specialsubstances before being ​wrapped in ​cloth
(Definition of mummy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mummy”
in Korean 엄마(특히 아이들이 쓰는 말)…
in Arabic ماما…
in Malaysian mumia…
in French momie…
in Russian мама, мумия…
in Chinese (Traditional) 媽媽, 母親…
in Italian mamma…
in Turkish çocuk dilinde anne, mumya…
in Polish mama, mamusia, mumia…
in Spanish momia…
in Vietnamese xác ướp…
in Portuguese mamãe…
in Thai มัมมี่…
in German die Mumie…
in Catalan mama…
in Japanese “mum” 「ママ」の幼児語…
in Chinese (Simplified) 妈妈, 母亲…
in Indonesian mumi…
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