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paw

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Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
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English

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Etymology 1

The word probably has an origin in baby talk: see ‘pa.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
paw

Plural
s

paw (s)
  1. (nonstandard or Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Father; pa.
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Etymology 2

From the Middle English word pawe, from the Old French word powe.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
paw

Plural
s

paw (s)
  1. The soft foot of a mammal or other animal, generally a quadruped, that has claws or nails; comparable to a human hand or foot.
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  • (foot of a mammal:) limb extremity
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Etymology 3

From the noun paw, meaning an animal's hand or foot.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to paw

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to paw (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To go through something (such as a garbage can) with paws
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To gently push on something with a paw.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To clumsily dig through something.
Hypernyms
  • (to go through something with paws:) handle
  • (to gently push on something:) touch
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Polish

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Pronunciation

Noun

paw m. [[Category:Template:lang:pl nouns|paw]]

  1. peacock (male)

Declension

Singular Plural
Nominative paw pawie
Genitive pawia pawi
Dative pawiowi pawiom
Accusative pawia pawie
Instrumental pawiem pawiami
Locative pawie pawiach
Vocative pawie pawie

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