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paternal

adjective
 
 
/pəˈtɜː.nəl/ US  /-ˈtɝː-/
of or like a father
父亲的;父亲般的
He's very paternal (= showing the affectionate feelings of a father) - it's lovely to see him with the baby.
他这个做父亲的很有爱心——看他和宝宝在一起真是其乐无穷。
My paternal grandparents (= My father's parents) were Irish.
我的祖父母是爱尔兰人。
→  Compare maternal Family relations in generalTreating and caring for people
paternally
 
 
/pəˈtɜː.nə.li/ US  /-ˈtɝː-/ adverb
Family relations in generalTreating and caring for people
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