What is the origin of the word 'mother'?
The word "mother" probably evolved from the sanskrit word "Maatr."...which is then copied by latin and greeks...and then to english similarly is for brother which actually was "bhraatr"in sanskrit ...
Origin of the word 'mother'?
Before 12th century: Old English modor, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch moeder and German Mutter, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin mater and Greek mētēr, Sanskrit mātṛ. ...