French translation of 'mum'
1. (= mother) maman f
my mum ma mère
her mum sa mère
2. (used as name) maman f
Mum! Maman !
I’ll ask Mum. Je vais demander à maman.
to keep mum ne pas souffler mot
Mum’s the word! Motus et bouche cousue !
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Example Sentences Including 'mum'
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Could you ask his mum how she thinks it would work out?The Sun (2011)
He says: 'My mum worked in a salon and my stepdad was an armed robber.The Sun (2012)
Is she hoping to persuade some tiger and helicopter mums to become average?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
My mum and dad got divorced six years ago and my younger brother and I stayed with my mum.The Sun (2013)
She lives at home but her mum now lets me stay overnight.The Sun (2016)
The busy model and mum needs to keep her energy up.The Sun (2014)
We drifted apart and she finally left to stay with her mum.The Sun (2010)
The apartment was so messy he was ashamed to invite his mum to stay.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They are still laughing and his mum is still telling him to come home.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He seems angry with his mum about problems he had with his stepfather.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
She goes on to cite her mum as one of her fashion icons.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Both ovaries were removed and the healthy one frozen in the hope she could one day become a mum.The Sun (2014)
Dad put mum in the car because he hurt her.The Sun (2011)
Four have been attacked this year by the jobless mum of three.The Sun (2016)
He survived after begging his mum to call an ambulance.The Sun (2016)
I remember thinking 'My mum is going to kill me!The Sun (2016)
My gran had my mum young and my mum had me young.The Sun (2013)
My mum bullies me about it.The Sun (2014)
My mum called me last week and told me that my friend had taken a fatal overdose.The Sun (2014)
The single mum refused to comment last night.The Sun (2017)
The telecoms giant contacted the mum of three to offer savings on her phone bill.The Sun (2010)
There should be something in the packs new mums get.The Sun (2016)
You only get one mum and mine has gone.The Sun (2015)
Trends of 'mum'
In Common Usage. mum is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'mum' in Other Languages
British English: mum /mʌm/ NOUN
Your mum is your mother. You can call your mum 'Mum'.
He misses his mum.
- American English: mom
- Arabic: مَامَا
- Brazilian Portuguese: mamãe
- Chinese: 妈妈
- Croatian: mama
- Czech: máma
- Danish: mor
- Dutch: mam
- European Spanish: mamá
- Finnish: äiti
- French: maman
- German: Mutti
- Greek: μαμά
- Italian: mamma
- Japanese: ママ
- Korean: 엄마
- Norwegian: mamma
- Polish: mama
- European Portuguese: mamã
- Romanian: mami
- Russian: мама
- Spanish: mamá
- Swedish: mamma
- Thai: แม่
- Turkish: anne
- Ukrainian: мама
- Vietnamese: mẹ
Translation of mum from the Collins English to French Dictionary