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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “paternal”


adjective     /pəˈtɜː.nəl/ US  /-ˈtɝː-/
of or like a father
He's very paternal (= showing the affectionate feelings of a father ) - it's lovely to see him with the baby .
My paternal grandparents (= My father's parents ) were Irish .
→ Compare maternalFamily relations in generalTreating and caring for people
paternally     /pəˈtɜː.nə.li/ US  /-ˈtɝː-/ adverb Family relations in generalTreating and caring for people
(Definition of paternal adjective from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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