See also: тётя

Erzya edit

Etymology edit

Ultimately from baby talk.

Pronunciation edit

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Noun edit

тетя (ťeťa)

  1. father
    • 1865, Ferdinand Johann Wiedemann, Das Evangelium des Matthäus ersamordwinisch, page 17:
      Ton že oznyńdäŕat, sovak utomozot tońt i śolgyk kenkšest es meľgat, oznok täťaten, konaś tainaso, i täťat tońt nejeź salava pandsazo tent valdova.
      But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.

Declension edit

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References edit

  • B. A. Serebrennikov, R. N. Buzakova, M. V. Mosin (1993) “тетя”, in Эрзянь-рузонь валкс [Erzya-Russian dictionary], Moscow: Русский язык, →ISBN

Russian edit

Noun edit

тетя (tjótjaf anim

  1. Alternative spelling of тётя (tjótja)