fatherly
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
fatherly
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (used to describe a person)
a. paternal
My uncle David has always had a fatherly role in my life.Mi tío David siempre ha tenido un papel paternal en mi vida.
2. (used to describe advice)
a. paterno
Let me give you some fatherly advice: leaving school to get married is almost never a good idea.Déjame darte un consejo paterno: casi nunca es buena idea dejar los estudios para casarse.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
fatherly
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. paternal
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
fatherly [ˈfɑːðəlɪ]
adjective
[+person] paternal; [+advice, behaviour] paterno;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Examplesloading
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning