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mother

1. noun female parent2. noun ZOOL of young animals3. noun form of address4. noun founder5. noun unpleasant person6. verb be maternal to7. verb pamper
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1 noun female parentmáthair fem5  c m ushe's a good mother is máthair mhaith ímy mother was a singer amhránaí ba ea mo mháthairshe's a mother to three children is máthair triúr leanaí í, tá triúr páistí aici, tá triúr clainne aicishe's the mother of four sons tá ceathrar mac aicihe was his mother's son ba é mac a mháthar émy mother's side of the family muintir mo mháthar she was like a mother to me ba gheall le máthair dom í, bhí sí ina máthair agamworking mother máthair atá ag obair, máthair atá i bpostsingle mother máthair shingilteenage mother máthair ar déagóir í, máthair agus déagóir í 2 noun ZOOL of young animalsmáthair fem5  c m u
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3 noun form of addressMother! A Mháthair!, A Mham!, A Mhamaí! 4 noun foundermáthair fem5  c m uthe mother of democracy máthair an daonlathais 5 noun vulgar (US) unpleasant persondiabhal masc1  c m uhe's one tough mother is diabhal ceart críochnaithe é 6 verb be maternal tobheith i do mháthair ag TRANSITIVEshe mothered his children bhí sí ina máthair ag a chlann 7 verb pamper TRANSITIVEpeataireacht a dhéanamh arshe mothered them all their life rinne sí peataireacht orthu ar feadh a saoil
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at your mother's knee

she spoke Irish at her mother's knee bhí Gaeilge ón gcliabhán aici

to be mother

shall I be mother? an ndoirtfidh mise an tae?, an gcuirfidh mise amach an tae?

every mother's son

informal gach mac máthargach duine beo

Mother of mercy!

a Mhaighdean Mhuire!a Mhuire Mháthair!a Mhaighdean Dé!

the mother of all ...

informal it was the mother of all messes a leithéid de phraiseach ní fhacthas riamhthe mother of all waves hit us bhuail tonn ollmhór sinn, cad é mar thonn a bhuail muidthey're making the mother of all rackets tá gleo an diabhail á dhéanamh acuwe had the mother of all parties bhí cóisir den scoth againn

with your mother's milk

ón gcliabhánhe learned music with his mother's milk thug sé an ceol ón gcliabhán leis

Mother

noun of nunMáthair fem5  c m u → see mother

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