- lapun mama grandmother (also tumbuna)
- wasmama stepmother
- susu mama wet nurse; madam (when addressing an elderly woman)
- Mama, yu laikim wanem?
Madam, what would you like?
- Mama lo Constitution of Papua New Guinea
- Papua Niugini i gat banis aninit long Mama lo.
Papua New Guinea has laws underneath the Constitution.
2. the female owner of a thing
- mama bilong pik owner of the pig