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plural noun  us   /ˈfɔrˌfɑð·ərz, ˈfoʊr-/
members of a family, national, or religious group who lived in the past: Mario is spending the summer in Italy, the land of his forefathers.
Translations of “forefathers”
in Vietnamese tổ tiên…
in Spanish antepasados…
in Thai บรรพบุรุษ…
in Malaysian nenek moyang…
in French ancêtres…
in German der Ahn…
in Chinese (Traditional) 祖先,祖宗…
in Indonesian leluhur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 祖先…
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