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EtymologyEdit

From Old Assamese পিতা (pita), borrowed from Sanskrit পিতৃ (pitṛ), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *pHtā́, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr.

Doublet of পিতৃ (pitri).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

পিতা (pita)

  1. father, dad
    Synonyms: দেউতা (deuta), বাপ (bap), বোপা (büpa), বোপাই (büpai)

Usage notesEdit

Like other Assamese kinship nouns, পিতা (pita) uses the -এক (-ek) suffix for 3rd person. 2nd person can use the -এৰে (-ere) suffix for contemptuous manner. For example,

  • মোৰ পিতাmür pitaMy father
  • আপোনাৰ বাপapünar bapYour পিতা
  • তোৰ পিতাৰেtür pitareYour father
  • তাৰ পিতাকtar pitakHis father

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BengaliEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit पितृ (pitṛ), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *pHtā́, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr.

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NounEdit

পিতা (pita)

  1. father