πατέρας

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From Ancient Greek πατήρ (patḗr), from Proto-Hellenic, from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr.

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πατέρας (patérasm (plural πατέρες, feminine μητέρα)

  1. father; a male parent
  2. father, a form of address for monk or priest
  3. (figuratively) founder of a science
  4. (plural) ancestors

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see: Appendix:Greek phrasebook/Family