πατέρας

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Noun[edit]

πατέρας (patéras)

  1. accusative plural of πατήρ (patḗr)

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paˈteras/
  • Hyphenation: πα‧τέ‧ρας

Noun[edit]

πατέρας (patérasm (plural πατέρες or πατεράδες, feminine μητέρα)

  1. (with double plural) father; a male parent
  2. (with plural πατέρες)
    1. Father (form of address for monk or priest)
      Synonym: πατήρ (patír)
    2. (figuratively) founder of a science
    3. (in the plural) ancestors

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see: Appendix:Greek vocabulary/Family

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