maternal

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /məˈtəːnəl/
  • (US)
    • enPR: mə-tû(r)'nəl
    • IPA: /məˈtəɻnəl/
    • SAMPA: /m@"t3:(r)n@l/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ter‧nal

Adjective[change]

Positive
maternal

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. Maternal is the adjective related to the noun 'mother'.
    Maternal inheritance is what you inherit from your mother.