Vater

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See also: vatër and Väter

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vater, from Old High German fater, from Proto-Germanic *fadēr (compare Dutch vader, Low German Vader, English father, Danish fader, Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐌳𐌰𐍂 (fadar)), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈfaːtɐ/, [ˈfaːtʰɐ]
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Noun[edit]

Vater m (genitive Vaters, plural Väter)

  1. father

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