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Is mam a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word mam is a Scrabble US word. The word mam is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

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Is mam a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word mam is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

M3A1M3

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3 letters words from 'mam'

MAM 7 

2 letters words from 'mam'

AM 4MA 4
MM 6 

All 3 letters words made out of mam

mam amm mma mma amm mam

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word mam. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in mam.

Definitions and meaning of mam

mam

Etymology

Alteration or clipping of mama. Compare Scots mam, Old Scots mame (mother), mamye (wet nurse), Saterland Frisian Määme (mother), West Frisian mem (mother). Alternatively, possibly either conserved from or influenced by earlier Brythonic language.

Noun

mam (plural mams)

  1. (informal and colloquial) Mum, mom; diminutive of mother.

Usage notes

  • Used in place of mum or ma in Scotland, Northumbrian dialects such as Geordie, as well as throughout Ireland and Liverpool, and the South Wales valleys; the Welsh word for mother is mam.

See also

  • ma'am

References

  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, →ISBN
  • Newcastle 1970s, Scott Dobson and Dick Irwin, [1]

Anagrams

  • MMA

Bahnar

Etymology

From Proto-Bahnaric *maːm. Cognate with Sedang méam.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /maːm/

Noun

mam 

  1. metal, iron, steel

Derived terms


Cebuano

Etymology

Borrowed from English ma'am, contraction of madam.

Noun

mam

  1. An address to a female superior.
  2. An address to a female teacher.

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mɑm/
  • Rhymes: -ɑm

Noun

mam f (plural mammen, diminutive mammetje n)

  1. mother

Irish

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Compare Old Irish muimme (foster mother), Proto-Celtic *mammā.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [mˠamˠ]

Noun

mam f (genitive singular maime, nominative plural mamanna)

  1. mam, mum, mom

Declension

Synonyms

  • maime
  • mamaí

Mutation

Further reading

  • "mam" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Lower Sorbian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [mam]

Verb

mam

  1. first-person singular present of měś

Derived terms

  • mamk a hamk

Luxembourgish

Contraction

mam

  1. contraction of mat + dem; with the

North Frisian

Etymology

Cognates include West Frisian mem.

Noun

mam f (plural mamen)

  1. (Mooring, Föhr-Amrum) mother

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mam/
  • Rhymes: -am
  • Syllabification: mam

Verb

mam

  1. first-person singular present of mieć

Verb

mam

  1. second-person singular imperative of mamić

Noun

mam f

  1. genitive plural of mama

Further reading

  • mam in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian

Adverb

mam (Cyrillic spelling мам)

  1. (Kajkavian) right now
  2. (Kajkavian) immediately

Related terms

  • odmah

Spanish

Etymology

From the name in Mam, of Mayan origin.

Adjective

mam (plural mames)

  1. (relational) Mam (of or relating to the Mam people)

Noun

mam m (uncountable)

  1. Mam (language)

Noun

mam m or f (plural mam or mames)

  1. Mam

Further reading

  • “mam” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Welsh

Etymology

From Middle Welsh mam, from Proto-Brythonic *mamm, from Proto-Celtic *mammā, a baby talk word replacing Proto-Celtic *mātīr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mam/
  • Rhymes: -am

Noun

mam f (plural mamau)

  1. mother
  2. ancestress
  3. dam
  4. queen bee

Coordinate terms

  • mab (son)
  • merch (daughter)
  • tad (father)

Mutation

Usage notes

Some, especially northern, dialects employ a non-standard aspirate mutation of mam to mham. In practice, this only occurs after the determiner ei (her). See also nain to nhain for a similar example.

References

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “mam”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Wemba-Wemba

Noun

mam

  1. father

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (dialect) mother.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)