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Detailed Translations for father from English to German


father [the ~] noun

  1. the father
    – a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father) 1
    der Vater
  2. the father (priest; padre)
    – `Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church); `Padre' is frequently used in the military 1
    der Priester; der Geistliche
  3. the father (daddy; dad; papa)
    – a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father) 1
    der Papa

Translation Matrix for father:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
Geistliche father; padre; priest brother; clergyman; friar; lay brother; minister; monk; pastor; preacher; priest; shepherd; spiritual caretaker; vicar
Papa dad; daddy; father; papa dad; daddy
Priester father; padre; priest
Vater father
- begetter; beginner; don; forefather; founder; founding father; male parent; sire
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- beget; bring forth; engender; generate; get; mother; sire
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- pater

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Related Definitions for "father":

  1. the head of an organized crime family1
  2. a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)1
    • his father was born in Atlanta1
  3. a person who holds an important or distinguished position in some organization1
    • the tennis fathers ruled in her favor1
    • the city fathers endorsed the proposal1
  4. the founder of a family1
  5. a person who founds or establishes some institution1
    • George Washington is the father of his country1
  6. make children1
    • Men often father children but don't recognize them1

Wiktionary Translations for father:

  1. to sire
  1. male parent
Cross Translation:
father Vater vader — een mannelijke ouder
father Vater père — Géniteur

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