Mom/Dad... How is it in German?

Hi, I’ve been watching “Pat the Dog” (Learn a Language with TV Shows and Movies - Lingopie) and I’ve seen Lola calls their parents “Mom” and “Dad”.
In Spanish there’s “mamá/ mami/ ma” und “papá/papi/pa”, but in Argentina some people say “vieja/viejo” (something like “old woman/old man” :face_with_raised_eyebrow:) and even in Mexico there’s the informal way of “jefa” (boss) :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes: to speak about your mother.

Is there anything similar in German? I know only “Mutti” und “Vati”…

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In Germany we do say Mama/Papa, Mami/Papi. One of my childhood friends called her parents by their first names…but I wouldn’t say that is usual.
Sometimes you might use Alte/Alter.

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I also know ‘Mutter’ or ‘Vater’, which are more of a formal approach. You may say it if you’re referring to your parents when talking to other people. :couple_with_heart: :couple_with_heart_man_man: :couple_with_heart_woman_woman:

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I’ve never heard that from “Alte/Alter”. Thanks!

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Does not sound really nice I think… :thinking:

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