טאַטע

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Yiddish[edit]

אַ ייִדישער טאַטע און זײַן זון זיצן מיט אַנדערע ייִדן אין אַ שול

Etymology[edit]

Likely from Polish tata or Romanian tată.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Litvish, Poylish) IPA(key): [ˈtatə]

Noun[edit]

טאַטע (tatem, plural טאַטעס (tates)

  1. father, dad
    אונדזערע טאַטעס טרינקען קאַווע און שמועסן אויף ייִדיש.
    undzere tates trinken kave un shmuesn oyf yidish.
    Our dads drink coffee and chat in Yiddish.
    איך דאַרף רעדן מיט דײַן טאַטן.
    ikh darf redn mit dayn tatn.
    I must speak with your father.

Usage notes[edit]

This is one of the few nouns in Yiddish to inflect for case, becoming טאַטן (tatn) in the accusative/dative.

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