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- (Received Pronunciation) enPR: dôʹtər, IPA(key): /ˈdɔːtə(ɹ)/
- (General American) enPR: dô'tər, IPA(key): /ˈdɔ.tɚ/, /ˈdɔ.t̬ɚ/, [ˈdɔ.ɾɚ]
- (General American, cot–caught merger) enPR: dä'tər, IPA(key): /ˈdɑ.tɚ/, [ˈdɑ.ɾɚ]
- (Canada, cot–caught merger) enPR: dä'tər, IPA(key): /ˈdɑ.tɚ/
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- Rhymes: -ɔːtə(ɹ)
- Hyphenation: daugh‧ter
- Homophone: dotter (in accents with the cot-caught merger)
- One’s female offspring.
- I already have a son, so I would like to have a daughter.
- A female descendant.
- A daughter language.
- (physics) A nuclide left over from radioactive decay.
- (syntax, of a parse tree) A descendant.
- 2013, Daniela Isac; Charles Reiss, “Chapter 7, Some details of sentence structure”, in I-Language: An Introduction to Linguistics as Cognitive Science, 2nd edition, Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 163:
- We have distinguished two types of situations from the point of view of the placement of the obligatory X constituent within the phrase XP: one in which X is a daughter of XP, and one in which X is not a daughter of XP, but a daughter of one of the constituents of XP (in an adjunct configuration).
- 2017, Yicheng Wu, “Chapter 2, The dynamics of language processing”, in The Interfaces of Chinese Syntax with Semantics and Pragmatics, Taylor & Francis, →ISBN, page 17:
- Following the conventional pattern, the argument daughter of a node is assigned the index n0 and placed on the left side, and the functor daughter, the index n1, is placed on the right side.
- (by extension) A female character of a creator.
- dafter (obsolete)
- daughtercard / daughter card
- daughter cell
- daughter cyst
- daughter isotope
- daughter nuclide
- daughter of the manse
- Duke of Exeter's daughter
- give one's daughter away
- goddaughter / god-daughter
- kiss the gunner's daughter
- scavenger's daughter