How Many Ways Can You Say Mom?

Speaking and understanding different languages can be complex.  Luckily, there are a few words that seem to sounds familiar no matter what language you speak. One of those words is “mom.” So, how many ways can you say mom?

English – Mom

French – Mere

German – Mutter

Spanish – Mamá

Although all are spelled differently, they’re quite similar sounding.

Most languages like French, English, German and Spanish have Latin or Germanic roots. Because of this, some words are very similar in pronunciation and spelling. Language is ever evolving, and as words like “internet” and “computer” become standard for most languages, similarities will continue to arise with other popular words and phrases.

Perhaps taking some English lessons in New York can help you learn more words and phrases similar in other languages.