What will the father say, in toasting his only daughter on her wedding day?
I love that man, but I am vaguely scared of him just like you really would feel towards your father.
In a campaign video, Brewer says her father died when she was about 9.
Although the younger Abad went to a private Catholic school, his father took him into the poorest barrios.
A woman who was sitting with the father would later tell police that she ducked down and covered her ears as he returned fire.
After the dissolution of the University of Wittenberg his father was transferred to Halle in 1815.
"In truth, my father, I wished to avoid the pain of parting," rejoined Philæmon.
In neither his father nor his mother was there any weakness, nor in the generations before them.
Ask the young noble, who has been to him as a father; and his response will be 'Anaxagoras.'
Then father Giang was frightened, and took back his promise.
Old English fæder "father, male ancestor," from Proto-Germanic *fader (cf. Old Saxon fadar, Old Frisian feder, Dutch vader, Old Norse faðir, Old High German fater, German vater), from PIE *pəter (cf. Sanskrit pitar-, Greek pater, Latin pater, Old Persian pita, Old Irish athir "father"), presumably from baby-speak sound like pa.
The classic example of Grimm's Law, where PIE "p-" becomes Germanic "f-." Spelling with -th- (15c.) reflects widespread phonetic shift in Middle English that turned -der to -ther in many words; spelling caught up to pronunciation in 1500s (cf. burden, murder).
c.1400, from father (n.). Related: Fathered; fathering.
a name applied (1) to any ancestor (Deut. 1:11; 1 Kings 15:11; Matt. 3:9; 23:30, etc.); and (2) as a title of respect to a chief, ruler, or elder, etc. (Judg. 17:10; 18:19; 1 Sam. 10:12; 2 Kings 2:12; Matt. 23:9, etc.). (3) The author or beginner of anything is also so called; e.g., Jabal and Jubal (Gen. 4:20, 21; comp. Job 38:28). Applied to God (Ex. 4:22; Deut. 32:6; 2 Sam. 7:14; Ps. 89:27, 28, etc.). (1.) As denoting his covenant relation to the Jews (Jer. 31:9; Isa. 63:16; 64:8; John 8:41, etc.). (2.) Believers are called God's "sons" (John 1:12; Rom. 8:16; Matt. 6:4, 8, 15, 18; 10:20, 29). They also call him "Father" (Rom. 1:7; 1 Cor. 1:3; 2 Cor. 1:2; Gal. 1:4)