English translation of 'maternal'
Word forms: plural maternais
escola maternal nursery (school)
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'maternal' in Other Languages
British English: maternal /məˈtɜːnl/ ADJECTIVE
Maternal feelings or actions are typical of those of a mother towards her child.
No love is stronger than maternal love.
- American English: maternal
- Arabic: مُتَعَلِقٌ بِالْأُمِّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: maternal
- Chinese: 母性的
- Croatian: majčinski
- Czech: mateřský
- Danish: moderlig
- Dutch: moederlijk
- European Spanish: maternal
- Finnish: äidillinen
- French: maternel
- German: mütterlich
- Greek: μητρικός
- Italian: materno
- Japanese: 母性の
- Korean: 어머니의
- Norwegian: moderlig
- Polish: materialny
- European Portuguese: maternal
- Romanian: matern
- Russian: материнский
- Spanish: maternal
- Swedish: moderlig
- Thai: เกี่ยวกับมารดา
- Turkish: annelik
- Ukrainian: материнський
- Vietnamese: thuộc mẹ
British English: maternity ADJECTIVE
Maternity is used to describe things relating to the help and medical care given to a woman when she is having a baby.
Your job will be kept open for your return after maternity leave.
British English: motherly ADJECTIVE
Motherly feelings or actions are like those of a kind mother.
It was an incredible display of motherly love and forgiveness.
Translation of maternal from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary