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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Paternal (0.00770 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Paternal.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: paternal paternal adj 1: belonging to or inherited from one's father; “spent his childhood on the paternal farm”; “paternal traits” 2: characteristic of a father [ant: maternal] 3: relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent; “parental guidance” [syn: parental, maternal] [ant: filial] 4: related on the father's side; “a paternal aunt” [syn: agnate, agnatic]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Paternal Paternal \Pa*ter"nal\, a. [L. paternus, fr. pater a father: cf. F. paternel. See Father.] 1. Of or pertaining to a father; fatherly; showing the disposition of a father; guiding or instructing as a father; as, paternal care. “Under paternal rule.” --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Received or derived from a father; hereditary; as, a paternal estate. [1913 Webster] Their small paternal field of corn. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Paternal government (Polit. Science), the assumption by the governing power of a quasi-fatherly relation to the people, involving strict and intimate supervision of their business and social concerns, upon the theory that they are incapable of managing their own afffairs. [1913 Webster]


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