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pater

See also: Pater and páteř

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pater (father).

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NounEdit

pater (plural paters)

  1. (formal) father

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pater. Doublette with Dutch vader and va.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pa‧ter

NounEdit

pater m (plural paters, diminutive patertje n)

  1. father (in the religious sense)

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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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NounEdit

pater m (genitive patris); third declension

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

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

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

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin pater.

NounEdit

pater m

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

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

pater

  1. priest