paternus

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Etymology[edit]

From pater (father).

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paternus m (feminine paterna, neuter paternum); first/second declension

  1. Of or pertaining to a father, paternal, fatherly.
  2. Related through the father, or his side of the family, paternal.
  3. Of or pertaining to one's forefathers, ancestral.
  4. Of or connected with one's origin or birthplace, native.

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative paternus paterna paternum paternī paternae paterna
genitive paternī paternae paternī paternōrum paternārum paternōrum
dative paternō paternae paternō paternīs paternīs paternīs
accusative paternum paternam paternum paternōs paternās paterna
ablative paternō paternā paternō paternīs paternīs paternīs
vocative paterne paterna paternum paternī paternae paterna

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