The Collaborative International Dictionary
Amma \Am"ma\, n. [LL. amma, prob. of interjectional or imitative origin: cf. Sp. ama, G. amme, nurse, Basque ama mother, Heb. ?m, Ar. immun, ummun.] An abbes or spiritual mother.
Etymology 1 n. mother Etymology 2
n. An abbess or spiritual mother.
Amma or AMMA may refer to:
Amma is a 1949 Sri Lankan film directed by Sirisena Wimalaweera. It was adapted from one of his plays that bore the same name. The cast included Eddie Junior, Pearl Vasudevi, D. R. Nanayakkara and N. R. Dias and was filmed at the Neptune Studio in Madras.
It was screened at the Central Cinema in Maradana.
Amma (Translation: Mother) is a Hindi movie Directed by Sunil Batta and released in India in 2003.
Amma is a 1952 Malayalam film directed by K. Vembu and written by Nagavally R. S. Kurup. The film is based on L.V Prasad's Telugu movie Shavukar. The film was also made in Tamil and was a moderate success at the box office. It was one of the two films that enjoyed success among the 11 Malayalam films which released in 1952, the other being Prem Nazir-starrer Visappinte Vili. The cast of Amma includes Lalitha, B. S. Saroja, Aranmula Ponnamma, Thikkurissy Sukumaran Nair, M. N. Nambiar, T. S. Dorairaj, P. M. Devan, Gopalan Nair, T. S. Muthaiah and Sharma.
Amma is a 1986 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by Jiten and produced by B B Katra and Jiten himself, starring Mithun Chakraborty, Vijay Arora, Raakhee and Ashok Kumar
Amma is an upcoming multilingual Indian film written and directed by Main Hoon Rajinikanth famed controversial director Faisal Saif, and produced by C. R. Manohar under the banner of Tanvi Films. Filmed in Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam, the film is Sandalwood star Ragini Dwivedi's second film to be launched on her birthday after Ragini IPS.
Amma is a 1976 Indian Malayalam film, directed by M. Krishnan Nair and produced by KP Kottarakkara. The film stars Madhu, Srividya, Adoor Bhasi and Jose Prakash in lead roles. The film had musical score by M. K. Arjunan.
Amma (Kannada: ಅಮ್ಮ) is a 1968 Indian Kannada film, directed by B. R. Panthulu and produced by B. R. Panthulu. The film stars Rajkumar, Bharathi, B. R. Panthulu and M. V. Rajamma in lead roles. The film had musical score by T. G. Lingappa.
Amma is an Indian Hindi drama television series, which is scheduled to premiere on 25 June 2016 and will be broadcast on Zee TV. The series will be aired on weekends nights.
Urvashi Sharma and Aman Verma will be playing female and male lead roles respectively in the series.
Usage examples of "amma".
I tried not to think of home and Amma until I was alone, or safe with Toki in our bed in the barn by night.
But this cannot be the end: Ai to Afi to Fathir, Edda to Amma to Mothir.
Worship of the Ammas the Mothers is of primary concern there, and numerous woman poets over the centuries have thrived, more than one writing joyously of lesbian love.