pater

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin pater ‎(father).

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pater ‎(plural paters)

  1. (formal) father

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Borrowing from Latin pater. Doublette with Dutch vader and va.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ter

Noun[edit]

pater m ‎(plural paters, diminutive patertje n)

  1. father (in the religious sense)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *patēr, from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr; cognate to Ancient Greek πατήρ ‎(patḗr), Old English fæder (English father), Old Norse faðir, Sanskrit पितृ ‎(pitṛ), Persian پدر ‎(pedar).

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Noun[edit]

pater m ‎(genitive patris); third declension

  1. father (male parent)
  2. head of household
  3. parent
  4. forefather
  5. honorific title

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pater patrēs
genitive patris patrum
dative patrī patribus
accusative patrem patrēs
ablative patre patribus
vocative pater patrēs

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References[edit]

  • pater” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • pater” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • in our fathers' time: memoria patrum nostrorum
    • son of such and such a father, mother: patre, (e) matre natus
    • my dear father: pater optime or carissime, mi pater (vid. sect. XII. 10)
    • to be disinherited: exheredari a patre
    • (ambiguous) to consult the senators on a matter: patres (senatum) consulere de aliqua re (Sall. Iug. 28)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin pater.

Noun[edit]

pater m

  1. father (term of address for a Christian priest)

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English pater (Christian priests are often referred to as 'Father'), from Latin pater.

Noun[edit]

pater

  1. priest