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Webster 1913 Edition


Dad

Dad

(dăd)
,
Noun.
[Prob. of Celtic origin; cf. Ir.
daid
, Gael.
daidein
, W.
tad
, OL.
tata
, Gr.
τάτα
,
τέττα
, Skr.
tāta
.]
Father; – a word sometimes used by children.
I was never so bethumped with words,
Since I first called my brother’s father
dad
.
Shakespeare

Webster 1828 Edition


Dad

DAD


Definition 2019


Dad

Dad

See also: dad, DAD, dåd, -dad, ḍaḍ, and dáð

English

Proper noun

Dad

  1. One's father.
    I will only do what Dad says.

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dad

dad

See also: Dad, DAD, dåd, -dad, ḍaḍ, and dáð

English

Alternative forms

Noun

dad (plural dads)

  1. (informal) A father, a male parent.
    He hadn't seen his dad in years.
  2. (familiar) Used to address one's father
    Happy Father's Day, Dad!
  3. (slang) Used to address an older adult male

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Breton

Noun

dad

  1. Mutated form of tad.

Kurdish

Noun

dad f

  1. law (body of rules and standards to be applied by courts)


This Kurdish entry was created from the translations listed at law. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see dad in the Kurdish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008


Lojban

Rafsi

dad

  1. rafsi of dandu.

Old Saxon

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *dēdiz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰéh₁tis. Cognate with Old English dǣd, Dutch daad, Old High German tāt (German Tat).

Noun

dād f

  1. deed

Declension

Descendants

  • Low German: Daat

Romani

Noun

dad m (plural dada)

  1. father

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

Akin to Irish dada, tada.

Noun

dad m

  1. anything, aught, tittle
    Ciod e th' ort? Chan eil dad.
    What is wrong with you? Nothing.

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References

  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)

Somali

Noun

dad ?

  1. people

Spanish

Verb

dad

  1. Informal second-person plural (vosotros or vosotras) affirmative imperative form of dar.

Welsh

Noun

dad

  1. Soft mutation of tad.

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tad dad nhad thad
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Zay

Etymology

Cognate to Silt'e [script needed] (dal).

Noun

dad

  1. (anatomy) belly

References

  • Initial SLLE Survey of the Zway Area by Klaus Wedekind and Charlotte Wedekind