pronunciation: IPA: ˈmʌðə /ˈmʌðə/ ˈmʌðɚ /ˈmʌðɚ/ , SAMPA: /"mVD@/ /"mVD@`/          

Translations into Latin:

  • mater   
    (Noun  f) (noun, noun (f.; 3rd declension)   feminine )
    female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant
    one’s female parent
  • māter   
    (  f)
    one’s female parent
    female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant
    one’s female parent
  • genetrix   
    (  f) (noun, noun (f.; 3rd declension)   feminine )
    one’s female parent
    female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant
    one’s female parent
  • maximus   
    (Noun  ) (adjective, adjective (2-1-2)   )
    something that is the greatest of its kind
    something that is the greatest of its kind
    something that is the greatest of its kind
  • mamma   
    (noun, noun (f.; 1st declension)   feminine )
  • parens   
    (adjective, noun, adjective (3rd 1-termination), noun (c.; 3rd pure I-stem declension)   masculine and/or feminine )
  • alumnus   
    (adjective, noun, noun (m.; 2nd declension)   masculine )
  • creatrix   
    (noun, noun (f.; 3rd declension)   feminine )
  • dux   
    (noun, noun (c.; 3rd declension)   masculine )
  • matrix   
    (noun   feminine )
  • procreatrix   
    (noun (f.; 3rd declension)   )
  • regina   
    (noun, noun (f.; 1st declension)   feminine )
  • rex   
    (noun, noun (m.; 3rd declension)   masculine )

Other meanings:

A female parent.
To care for and protect in a motherly way.
A (human) female who (a) parents a child or (b) gives birth to a baby. Sometimes used in reference to a pregnant female, possibly as a shortened form of mother-to-be (c).
Term of address to an old or elderly woman.
A term of address to someone who is a female parent (a biological mother or a woman with parental responsibility).
(euphemism, colloquial) A striking example.
(figuratively) A source or origin, viewed affectionately.
The Christian Church (usually as "holy mother")
Something that is the greatest or most significant of its kind.
The female animal that gave birth to an animal.
mother (term used in samurai families prior to the Meiji period)
(figuratively) Any person or entity which performs mothering.
A woman acting like a mother.
mother (quoting term)
(transitive) To treat as a mother would be expected to treat her child; to nurture.
(euphemism, vulgar, slang) motherfucker.
Give birth to.
(polite term for another’s) mother
The first mold from which other molds are made for the manufacturing of music discs.
(figuratively) Any elderly woman, especially within a particular community
The source of a substance, structure, object.
The female head of a religious organization.
to treat as a mother would be expected to
A mean, despicable person.
A female parent of an animal.
A country, region, etc. in relation to its inhabitants.
mother (address term)
mother (term commonly used until the end of the Meiji period)
A woman who runs a brothel.
Title of respect for one's mother-in-law
(figuratively) A female ancestor.
The source of something.
(when followed by a surname) A title of respect for one's mother-in-law.
A female ancestor (usually in reference to Eve).
A woman who has at least one child.

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Similar phrases in dictionary English Latin. (64)

A coward's mother does not weep
timidi mater non flet
adoptive mother
mater adoptiva
be mother of
foster mother
altrix; mater; nutrix
educatrix; altrix
having two mothers
bimatris; bimater
in mother tongue
little mother
mother city
mater; Roma
mother goddess
alma mater
Mother of God
Deipara; Virgo Maria; Mater Dei; Dei Genitrix
Mother of Sorrows
Mater dolorosa; Virgo Perdolens
mother of twins
Mother Teresa
Mater Teresa
mother tongue
lingua materna; sermo patrius
mother's brother
avonculus; aunculus; avunculus
mother's sister's husband
aunculus; avunculus; avonculus
of a mother
peace of mothers, therefore peace of families
pax maternum, ergo pax familiarum
pious mother
pia mater
Prague, Mother of Cities
Praga mater urbium
repetition is the mother of study
repetitio est mater studiorum
Sorrowful Mother
Mater dolorosa; Virgo Perdolens
surrogate mother
mater surrogata
The mother is always certain
Mater semper certa est
tough mother
dura mater

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en "The power of his wife Messalina was then at its height. She was, it seems, jealous of a certain Poppaea Sabina, who is mentioned in Book XIII., as ""having surpassed in beauty all the ladies of her day."" This Poppaea was the daughter of the Poppaeus Sabinus alluded to in Book VI., and the mother of the more famous Poppaea, afterwards the wife of the emperor Nero."
la Ergo non minus rubore quam praemiis stimulabantur, ne clientulorum loco potius quam patronorum numerarentur, ne traditae a maioribus necessitudines ad alios transirent, ne tamquam inertes et non suffecturi honoribus aut non impetrarent aut impetratos male tuerentur.
en Is your mother at home?
la Estne mater tua domi?
en My mother cooks well.
la Mater mea bene coquit.
en The son of a freedwoman, who had prostituted a handsome person among the slaves and freedmen of the emperors, he gave out that he was the offspring of Caius Caesar, for he happened to be of tall stature and to have a fierce look, or possibly Caius Caesar, who liked even harlots, had also amused himself with the man's mother.
la igitur matre libertine ortus, quae corpus decorum inter servos libertosque principum vulgaverat, ex C. Caesare se genitum ferebat, quoniam forte quadam habitu procerus et torvo vultu erat, sive C. Caesar, scortorum quoque cupiens, etiam matri eius inlusit. * * *
en Nero prolonged the banquet with various conversation, passing from a youth's playful familiarity to an air of constraint, which seemed to indicate serious thought, and then, after protracted festivity, escorted her on her departure, clinging with kisses to her eyes and bosom, either to crown his hypocrisy or because the last sight of a mother on the even of destruction caused a lingering even in that brutal heart.
la iam pluribus sermonibus, modo familiaritate iuvenili Nero et rursus adductus, quasi seria consociaret, tracto in longum convictu, prosequitur abeuntem, artius oculis et pectori haerens, sive explenda simulatione, seu pe[ri]turae matris supremus adspectus quamvis ferum animum retinebat.
en His mother speaks Italian.
la Mater eius Italice loquitur.
en He had in his vanity read it in the house of Publius Petronius before Vitellia, Petronius's mother-in-law, and several ladies of rank.
la id Clutorius in domo P. Petronii socru eius Vitellia coram multisque inlustribus feminis per vaniloquentiam legerat.
en There were the excesses of Quintus Tedius and Vedius Pollio; last of all, there was Livia, terrible to the State as a mother, terrible to the house of the Caesars as a stepmother.
la ne Tiberium quidem caritate aut rei publicae cura successorem adscitum, sed quoniam adrogantiam saevitiamque eius introspexerit, comparatione deterrima sibi gloriam quaesivisse.
en The vessel had not gone far, Agrippina having with her two of her intimate attendants, one of whom, Crepereius Gallus, stood near the helm, while Acerronia, reclining at Agrippina's feet as she reposed herself, spoke joyfully of her son's repentance and of the recovery of the mother's influence, when at a given signal the ceiling of the place, which was loaded with a quantity of lead, fell in, and Crepereius was crushed and instantly killed.
la nec multum erat progressa navis, duobus e numero familiarium Agrippinam comitantibus, ex quis Crepereius Gallus haud procul gubernaculis adstabat, Acerronia super pedes cubitantis reclinis paenitentiam filii et recuperatam matris gratiam per gaudium memorabat, cum dato signo ruere tectum loci multo plumbo grave, pressusque Crepereius et statim exanimatus est: Agrippina et Acerronia eminentibus lecti parietibus ac forte validioribus, quam ut oneri cederent, protectae sunt.
en Repetition is the mother of learning.
la Repitio est mater studiorum.
en When envoys from Armenia were pleading their nation's cause before Nero, she actually was on the point of mounting the emperor's tribunal and of presiding with him; but Seneca, when every one else was paralysed with alarm, motioned to the prince to go and meet his mother.
la quin et legatis Armeniorum causam gentis apud Neronem orantibus escendere suggestum imperatoris et praesidere simul parabat, nisi ceteris pavore defixis Seneca admonuisset, venienti matri occurrere.
en His mother, Junia, was included in the accusation, as one who still resented the misfortune of exile which she had suffered in the past.
la adnectebatur crimini Vibia mater eius, ut casus prioris (nam relegata erat) impatiens.
en Nero was confounded at this, and as the day was near on which Britannicus would complete his fourteenth year, he reflected, now on the domineering temper of his mother, and now again on the character of the young prince, which a trifling circumstance had lately tested, sufficient however to gain for him wide popularity.
la Turbatus his Nero et propinquo die, quo quartum decimum aetatis annum Britannicus explebat, volutare secum modo matris violentiam, modo ipsius indolem, [le]vi quidem experimento nuper cognitam, quo tamen favorem late quaesivisset.
en "Receiving answers which were mostly judicious, though in part somewhat incautious, he read out a note written by Piso, nearly to the following effect:- ""Crushed by a conspiracy of my foes and the odium excited by a lying charge, since my truth and innocence find no place here, I call the immortal gods to witness that towards you Caesar, I have lived loyally, and with like dutiful respect towards your mother."
la atque illo pleraque sapienter quaedam inconsultius respondente, recitat codicillos a Pisone in hunc ferme modum compositos: 'conspiratione inimicorum et invidia falsi criminis oppressus, quatenus veritati et innocentiae meae nusquam locus est, deos inmortalis testor vixisse me, Caesar, cum fide adversum te neque alia in matrem tuam pietate; vosque oro liberis meis consulatis, ex quibus Cn.
en "Still every honour was openly heaped on Agrippina, and to a tribune who according to military custom asked the watchword, Nero gave ""the best of mothers."" The Senate also decreed her two lictors, with the office of priestess to Claudius, and voted to the late emperor a censor's funeral, which was soon followed by deification."
la decreti et a senatu duo lictores, flamonium Claudiale, simul Claudio censorium funus et mox consecratio.
en I must help my mother.
la Mater mihi adiuvanda est.
en Vitellius, having first put forward these arguments in a conciliatory speech, and met with decided acquiescence from the Senate, began afresh to point out, that, as they all recommended the emperor's marriage, they ought to select a lady conspicuous for noble rank and purity, herself too the mother of children.
la Postquam haec favorabili oratione praemisit multaque patrum adsentatio sequebatur, capto rursus initio, quando maritandum principem cuncti suaderent, deligi oportere feminam nobilitate puerperiis sanctimonia insignem.
en My mother makes cakes.
la Mater mea liba facit.
en I'm not your mother.
la Mater tua non sum.
en Fittest for this seemed the perpetrator of the mother's murder, Anicetus, commander, as I have already mentioned, of the fleet at Misenum, who got but scant gratitude after that atrocious deed, and subsequently all the more vehement hatred, inasmuch as men look on their instruments in crime as a sort of standing reproach to them.
la et visus idoneus maternae necis patrator Anicetus, classi apud Misenum, ut memoravi, praefectus, levi post admissum scelus gratia, dein graviore odio, quia malorum facinorum ministri quasi exprobrantes adspiciuntur.
en Civilis, surrounding himself with the standards of the captured cohorts, to keep their recent honours before the eyes of his own men, and to terrify the enemy by the remembrance of defeat, now directed his own mother and sisters, and the wives and children of all his men, to stand in the rear, where they might encourage to victory, or shame defeat.
la Civilis captarum cohortium signis circumdatus, ut suo militi recens gloria ante oculos et hostes memoria cladis terrerentur, matrem suam sororesque, simul omnium coniuges parvosque liberos consistere a tergo iubet, hortamenta victoriae vel pulsis pudorem.
en "Thereupon, with instant fury, Agrippina rushed into frightful menaces, sparing not the prince's ears her solemn protest ""that Britannicus was now of full age, he who was the true and worthy heir of his father's sovereignty, which a son, by mere admission and adoption, was abusing in outrages on his mother."
la Praeceps posthac Agrippina ruere ad terrorem et minas, neque principis auribus abstinere, quo minus testaretur adultum iam esse Britannicum, veram dignamque stirpem suscipiendo patris imperio, quod insitus et adoptivus per iniurias matris exerceret.
en Triaria's recklessness was rendered more intolerable by an immediate contrast with the exemplary virtue of Galeria, the Emperor's wife, who took no part in these horrors, and with Sextilia, the mother of the two Vitellii, a woman equally blameless, and of the old type of character.
la et Triariae licentiam modestum e proximo exemplum onerabat, Galeria imperatoris uxor non immixta tristibus; et pari probitate mater Vitelliorum Sextilia, antiqui moris: dixisse quin etiam ad primas filii sui epistulas ferebatur, non Germanicum a se sed Vitellium genitum.
en So Sejanus inveighed against Agrippina's arrogance, and worked powerfully on Augusta's old hatred of her and on Livia's consciousness of recent guilt, and urged both these women to represent to the emperor that her pride as a mother and her reliance on popular enthusiasm were leading her to dream of empire.
la igitur contumaciam eius insectari, vetus Augustae odium, recentem Liviae conscientiam exagitare, ut superbam fecunditate, subnixam popularibus studiis inhiare dominationi apud Caesarem arguerent.
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