This was added (cryptically) in the middle of the Tagalog entry. Does it warrant a page (or pages) of its own? --EncycloPetey 18:41, 9 November 2006 (UTC)
- Also tatay.
Tagalog slang erpat; a derivative of the Latin origin pater.
- Yes, tatay is a synonym for ama, and erpat is Pinoy slang for the same thing. As erpat comes from pater, so ermat is slang for mater. —Stephen 19:08, 9 November 2006 (UTC)
Please do not re-nominate for verification without comprehensive reasons for doing so.
Rfv-sense This spelling not in Yule and Burnell, or in OED. I once went searching for citations but could not find any.
- I have added three citations. Equinox ◑ 15:18, 4 October 2015 (UTC)