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Why is it that the first word-like sounds of babbling babies, "mama", is associated with a mother?


Why is it that in many societies the first word-like sounds of babbling babies, mama, is associated with a mother? Why not “Baba” for mother, but instead “Baba” is associated with father? 1. What are the words used for a mother and a father in your society/country - Mama, Mami, Tata, Baba, Papa, Nana, Titi, Mami, Mam, and Dada? 2. And where did the words “Mom” and “Dad” came from?

 

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