In any language, ‘Mother’ still loves you best of all

A mother’s love has a language all its own, as the poets and greeting card manufacturers like to say. In honor of Mother’s Day around the world, here’s how to say “mother” no matter where you happen to be:

• Albania: Mëmë, nënë

• Belarus: Matka

• Czech Republic: Abatyse

• Estonia: Ema

• France: Mère, maman

• Greece: Màna

• Indonesia: Induk, ibu, biang, nyokap

• Netherlands: Moeder, moer

• Portugal: Mãe

• Samoa: Tina

• Sweden: Mamma, mor, morsa

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