Translation of "paternal" - English-Spanish dictionary

paternal

adjective uk /pəˈtɜː·nəl/ us /pəˈtɜr·nəl/

like a father

paterno
paternal affection

A paternal relation is part of your father’s family.

paterno
He was my paternal grandfather.
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(Translation of “paternal” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

paternal

adjective /pəˈtəːnl/

of or like a father

paternal
paternal feelings.

among one’s father’s relatives

paterno
Her paternal grandmother.
paternity noun

the fact or state of being a father

paternidad
(also adjective) paternity leave.

(Translation of “paternal” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)