दादा

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Etymology[edit]

McGregor inferred it to be from Ashokan Prakrit *𑀤𑀸𑀤𑁆𑀤- (*dādda-). Platts gives it as from the Sanskrit तात (tāta) + कः (kaḥ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈd̪a(ː)d̪a(ː)]

Noun[edit]

दादा (dādām (feminine दादी)

  1. paternal grandfather
  2. respectful address for an older man
  3. (colloquial, derogatory) bully

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