pater

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pater (father).

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pater (plural paters)

  1. (formal) father

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pater. Doublette with Dutch vader and va.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pa‧ter

Noun[edit]

pater m (plural paters, diminutive patertje n)

  1. father (in the religious sense)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *patēr, from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr; cognate to Ancient Greek πατήρ (patḗr), Old English fæder (English father), Old Norse faðir, Sanskrit पितृ (pitṛ), Persian پدر (pedar).

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Noun[edit]

pater m (genitive patris); third declension

  1. father (male parent)
  2. head of household
  3. parent
  4. forefather
  5. honorific title

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pater patrēs
genitive patris patrum
dative patrī patribus
accusative patrem patrēs
ablative patre patribus
vocative pater patrēs

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin pater.

Noun[edit]

pater m

  1. father (term of address for a Christian priest)

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English pater (Christian priests are often referred to as 'Father'), from Latin pater.

Noun[edit]

pater

  1. priest