dad

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See also: dåd, Dad, and -dad

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English dadd, dadde, perhaps of Celtic origin, compare Welsh, Breton and Gaelic dad, tad; possibly related to Russian дядя (djadja, uncle).

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Noun[edit]

dad (plural dads)

  1. (informal) A father, a male parent.
    He hadn't seen his dad in years.
  2. (familiar) Used to address one's father
    Dad, happy Father's Day!
  3. (slang) Used to address an older adult male

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Breton[edit]

Noun[edit]

dad

  1. Mutated form of tad.

Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

dad f

  1. law (body of rules and standards to be applied by courts)


This Kurdish entry was created from the translations listed at law. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see dad in the Kurdish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008


Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

dad

  1. rafsi of dandu.

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *dēdiz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰēti-, *dʰéh₁tis. Cognate with Old English dǣd, Dutch daad, Old High German tāt (German Tat).

Noun[edit]

dād f

  1. deed

I love my dad and I miss my dad and he loves me a lot he miss me too love ambrea to daddy. I have miss you a lot you are the bast daddy you are NOT going to xoxo har i dot like that at all daddy i love you but she is men and i hate har.love ambrea birmingham....

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Romani[edit]

Noun[edit]

dad m (plural dad)

  1. father

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Irish dada, tada.

Noun[edit]

dad m

  1. anything, aught, tittle
    • Ciod e th' ort? Chan eil dad. What is wrong with you? Nothing is wrong with me.

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References[edit]

  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

dad

  1. Informal second-person plural (vosotros or vosotras) affirmative imperative form of dar.

Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

dad

  1. Soft mutated form of tad

Zay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Silt'e [script?] (dal).

Noun[edit]

dad

  1. belly

References[edit]

  • Initial SLLE Survey of the Zway Area by Klaus Wedekind and Charlotte Wedekind