how to pronounce mama


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the above transcription of mama is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

mama is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of mama in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… for Lana de mama still haven't …”

meanings of mama


  1. Mother, female parent.

mama frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word mama occurs in english on average 29.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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