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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (relationship between parent and child)
a. fatherhood
El bebé nacerá pronto. Estoy leyendo mucho sobre maternidad y paternidad.The baby will be born soon. I'm reading a lot about motherhood and fatherhood.
b. paternity
A Ezequiel le aterraba la idea de la paternidad.Ezequiel was scared of the idea of paternity.
c. parenthood
Tu primo y su esposa son tan irresponsables. ¿Crees que están listos para la paternidad?Your cousin and his wife are so irresponsible. Do you think they're ready for parenthood?
2. (paternal origin)
a. paternity
La prueba de ADN confirmó la paternidad.The DNA test confirmed the paternity.
3. (copyright)
a. authorship
Muchos científicos se disputan la paternidad de la teoría.Many scientists dispute the authorship of the theory.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. fatherhood
2. (law)
a. paternity
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1 (estado, situación) fatherhood; parenthood
2 (Jur) paternity
prueba de paternidad paternity test
paternidad literaria authorship
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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