maternal

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /məˈtəːnəl/
  • (US) enPR: mə-tû(r)'nəl, IPA (key): /məˈtərnəl/
  • (file)
  • 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.

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