Translation of "maternal" - English-Spanish dictionary

maternal

adjective uk /məˈtɜː·nəl/

like a mother

materno, maternal

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

materno
He’s my maternal grandfather.
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(Translation of “maternal” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

maternal

adjective /məˈtəːnl/

of or like a mother

maternal
maternal instinct
maternal feelings.

related on the mother’s side of the family

materno
my maternal grandfather.
maternally adverb

maternalmente

(Translation of “maternal” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)