väterlich

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German veterlich, vaterlich, from Old High German faterlīh, from Proto-Germanic *fadurlīkaz, equivalent to Vater +‎ -lich. Cognate with English fatherly, Dutch vaderlijk.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɛːtɐˌlɪç/, [ˈfɛːtʰɐˌlɪç]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

väterlich (comparative väterlicher, superlative am väterlichsten)

  1. fatherly
  2. paternal

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