paternitas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From paternus(of or pertaining to a father, paternal) +‎ -itās, from pater(father).

Noun[edit]

paternitās f ‎(genitive paternitātis); third declension

  1. (Late Latin) fatherly feeling or care; fatherhood, paternity
  2. (Late Latin) parental descent from the father's side

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative paternitās paternitātēs
genitive paternitātis paternitātum
dative paternitātī paternitātibus
accusative paternitātem paternitātēs
ablative paternitāte paternitātibus
vocative paternitās paternitātēs

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