daughterly

daughterly

[daw-ter-lee]
adjective
pertaining to, befitting, or like a daughter.

Origin:
1525–35; daughter + -ly

daughterliness, noun
undaughterly, adjective
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daughter (ˈdɔːtə)
 
n
1.  a female offspring; a girl or woman in relation to her parents
2.  a female descendant
3.  a female from a certain country, etc, or one closely connected with a certain environment, etc: a daughter of the church Related: filial
4.  archaic (often capital) a form of address for a girl or woman
 
modifier
5.  biology denoting a cell or unicellular organism produced by the division of one of its own kind
6.  physics (of a nuclide) formed from another nuclide by radioactive decay
 
Related: filial
 
[Old English dohtor; related to Old High German tohter daughter, Greek thugatēr, Sanskrit duhitá]
 
'daughterhood
 
n
 
'daughterless
 
adj
 
'daughter-like
 
adj
 
'daughterliness
 
n
 
'daughterly
 
adj

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