English word mommy comes from English -y, English mom ((Canada, US, West Midlands, colloquial, familiar) mother.).
Mommy detailed word origin explanation
|-y || English (eng) ||Forming abstract nouns denoting a state, condition, or quality.. Used in the name of some locations which end in -ia in Latin. Forming diminutive nouns. Also used for familiar and pet names as a term of endearment. Added to nouns and adjectives to form adjectives meaning “having the quality of”.. Added to verbs to form adjectives meaning "inclined to". |
|mom || English (eng) ||(Canada, US, West Midlands, colloquial, familiar) mother. |
|mommy || English (eng) ||(US, Canada, usually, childish) Mother. |
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