Bedeutung von “paternal” — Learner’s Dictionary

paternal

adjective us uk /pəˈtɜːnəl/
LIKE A FATHER

like a father:

paternal affection
FATHER'S FAMILY [ always before noun ]

A paternal relative is part of your father's family:

He was my paternal grandfather.

(Definition von “paternal” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)