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dadnoun [C]

 us   /dæd/ infml
a father: Can you give me $20, Dad? My dad’s a fireman.
Translations of “dad”
in Arabic أبّ, والِد…
in Korean 아빠…
in Malaysian ayah…
in French papa…
in Turkish baba…
in Italian papà…
in Chinese (Traditional) 爸爸,爹爹…
in Russian папа…
in Polish tata…
in Vietnamese cha, bố…
in Spanish papá…
in Portuguese papai, pai…
in Thai พ่อ…
in German der Papa…
in Catalan pare…
in Japanese お父さん, (私の)父…
in Indonesian papa, ayah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爸爸,爹爹…
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