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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin pater (father).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pater (plural paters)

  1. (formal or humorous) father
    • 1900, Harry B. Norris, Burlington Bertie (song)
      Burlington Bertie's the latest young jay
      He rents a swell flat somewhere Kensington way
      He spends the good oof that his pater has made
      Along with the Brandy and Soda Brigade.

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CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pater

  1. genitive plural of patro

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin pater. Doublet of vader and va.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • 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. Compare Oscan 𐌐𐌀𐌕𐌝𐌓 (patír), Old Armenian հայր (hayr), Old Irish athair, Ancient Greek πατήρ (patḗr), Old English fæder, Old Norse faðir, Sanskrit पितृ (pitṛ), Old Persian 𐎱𐎡𐎫𐎠 (pitā), Tocharian A pācar.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pater m (genitive patris); third declension

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

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pater patrēs
Genitive patris patrum
Dative patrī patribus
Accusative patrem patrēs
Ablative patre patribus
Vocative pater patrēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • pater in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pater in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pater in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • in our fathers' time: memoria patrum nostrorum
    • son of such and such a father, mother: patre, (e) matre natus
    • my dear father: pater optime or carissime, mi pater (vid. sect. XII. 10)
    • to be disinherited: exheredari a patre
    • (ambiguous) to consult the senators on a matter: patres (senatum) consulere de aliqua re (Sall. Iug. 28)

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