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πατήρ

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr. Cognates include Latin pater, Sanskrit पितृ (pitṛ) and Old English fæder (English father).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [patɛː́r]
  • (Koine): IPA: [patˈeːr]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [patˈir]

Noun

πατήρ (genitive πατέρος, πατρός) m, third declension; (patēr)

  1. father
  2. epithet of Zeus
  3. respectful full address of older people
  4. ancestor

Inflection

References


Greek

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [paˈtir]

Noun

πατήρ (patír) m.

  1. (learned) father, a form of address for monk or priest
  2. (religion) the Father, the first person of the Holy Trinity

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