Translation of "maternal" - English-Turkish dictionary

maternal

adjective uk us /məˈtɜːnəl/
LIKE A MOTHER

like a mother

anne gibi, anneye özgü, anne ile/annelikle ilgili
I've never had much of a maternal instinct (= wish to have children).
MOTHER'S FAMILY [ always before noun ]

A maternal relation is part of your mother's family.

anne tarafına ait; anne ile kan bağına ilişkin
He's my maternal grandfather.

(Translation of “maternal” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)