See also: Pater, páter, and páteř

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin pater(father).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pater ‎(plural paters)

  1. (formal) father

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ter

EtymologyEdit

From Borrowing from Latin pater. Doublette with Dutch vader and va.

NounEdit

pater m ‎(plural paters, diminutive patertje n)

  1. father (in the religious sense)

AnagramsEdit


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).

PronunciationEdit

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.

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
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.pater”.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (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

Borrowing 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