πατέρας

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pa.té.ras/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /paˈtɛ.ras/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /paˈte.ras/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /paˈte.ras/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /paˈte.ras/
  • 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]

    Noun[edit]

    πατέρας (patérasm (plural πατέρες, feminine μητέρα)

    1. father; a male parent
      Antonyms: μητέρα (mitéra)
    2. Father (form of address for monk or priest)
      Synonyms: πατήρ (patír)
    3. (figuratively) founder of a science
    4. (plural) ancestors

    Declension[edit]

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    See also[edit]

    see: Appendix:Greek phrasebook/Family

    Further reading[edit]

    • πατέρας in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]