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paternal

adjective
 
 
/pəˈtɜː.nəl/ US  /-ˈtɝː-/
of or like a father
父親的;父親般的
He's very paternal (= showing the affectionate feelings of a father) - it's lovely to see him with the baby.
他這個做父親的很有愛心——看他和寶寶在一起真是其樂無窮。
My paternal grandparents (= My father's parents) were Irish.
我的祖父母是愛爾蘭人。
→  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
(Definition of paternal from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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