Translation of "paternal" - English-Russian dictionary

paternal

adjective uk us /pəˈtɜːnəl/
LIKE A FATHER

like a father

отцовский, отеческий
paternal affection
FATHER'S FAMILY [ always before noun ]

A paternal relative is part of your father's family.

родственный по отцу
He was my paternal grandfather.

(Translation of “paternal” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)