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pater

USAGE NOTE
This word is often capitalized in the sense shown in 2).
pater(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(relative) (United Kingdom)
a. el papi
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
My pater fixed the mailbox on Sunday.Mi papi arregló el buzón el domingo.
b. el papá
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Olivia asked her pater for a loan.Olivia le pidió un préstamo a su papá.
c. el papito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I found an old picture of my pater from when he was a little boy.Encontré una vieja foto de mi papito de cuando era pequeño.
2. (religious)
a. el padrenuestro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Dori knew how to reciter her Pater by the time she was five years old.Dori ya sabía decir el padrenuestro cuando cumplió los cinco años.
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pater [ˈpeɪtəʳ]
noun
especially (Britain)
the pater el viejo (informal)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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