• Jeffrey Brian Flood

The Mysteries of "Mother"



Since the beginning of language, few people have thought of changing this word.


Old English Modor

Middle English Moder

Modern English Mother

Catalan Mare

French Mère

Spanish Madre

Italian Madre

Old Frisian Moder

Old Norse Moðir

Danish Moder

Swedish Mor

Dutch Moeder

German Mutter

Yiddish Muter

Old Irish Mathir

Welsh Mam

Zulu Umama

Basque Ama

Latin Māter

Greek Mētēr

Sanskrit Matar

ProtoIndoEuropean Mater

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