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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

patro (father) +‎ -ino (female)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /paˈtrino/
  • Hyphenation: di‧pa‧tri‧no

NounEdit

patrino (accusative singular patrinon, plural patrinoj, accusative plural patrinojn)

  1. mother
    • 1915, L. L. Zamenhof (translator), Malnova Testamento, Genezo 3:20.
      Kaj Adam donis al sia edzino la nomon Eva, ĉar ŝi estis patrino de ĉiuj vivantoj.
      And Adam gave his wife the name Eve, because she was the mother of all the living.

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IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

patro (parent) +‎ -ino (female)

NounEdit

patrino (plural patrini)

  1. (archaic) mother

Usage notesEdit

Originally patro meant "parent", while the derivatives patrulo meant "father" and patrino meant "mother", but in later times this was changed so patro meant father, while adding genitoro and matro to mean "parent" and "mother".

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Further readingEdit

  • patr-o in Ido-English Dictionary by L. H. Dyer, 1924