Italian Phrase: Buona Festa della Mamma! (Happy Mother’s Day!)

Every year, Mother’s Day (known as La Festa della Mamma in Italian) falls on the second Sunday in May in most countries across the world including Italy, the United States, Canada, and Australia. It marks a special time honouring all kinds of mothers, from birth mothers (mamme biologiche) and grandmothers (nonne) to adoptive mothers (mamme …

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How to Say “Mom / Mum” in Italian – Mamma

The name almost all children call their mother (madre) in Italian, no matter their age, is mamma, which translates as mom / mommy in American English or mum / mummy in British English. Three possible variations are the affectionate diminutives mammi, mami and mammina. When using a possessive adjective like mia (my), you have the …

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