See original Mihalic entry.
Kinship: mother, classificatory mother, fathers co-wife ® smolmama
pikinini wantaim mama bilong em the child and its mother
singautim ol mama pikinini! call the mothers and children!
was mama foster mother
nambatu mama fathers co-wife
mama bilong baptismo godmother
Kind of person: any married woman, any woman beyond the age of marriage
mama, haumas long banana? mother, how much for your bananas?
lapun mama an old woman
Kind of person: female owner
husat i mama long dispela pik? which woman does this pig belong to?
Tools, machines, instruments: the nut fitting a bolt
dispela skru i no gat mama bilong en there is no bolt for this nut
Quantity: huge, gigantic, the mother of
draipela mama bilong spaida a gigantic spider
mama bilong ren wasim mi I was soaked by a huge downpour
Noun combination forms
Mamo Lo The Constitution ® lo
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