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Father In Different Languages: Saying Dad In Different Languages

Father In Different Languages: Saying Dad In Different Languages

After mother, ‘father’ is the word that almost all the kids learn to speak. It gives a man immense pleasure to be called ‘dad’, ‘daddy’, ‘baba’, ‘papa’ or even ‘abbu’ by his child. In fact, he eagerly waits for the moment in his life. Have you ever wondered how other children across the globe call out to their father? Do they also call him ‘dad’ or address him with some other term. In order to satisfy your curiosity, we have listed the terms used in almost all the major languages of the world, for the word father. Go through the following list and know how to say father in different languages.

Saying Dad In Different Languages

Language Father
Afrikaans Vader
Bangla Baba or Abba
Basque Aita
Bolognese Peder
Brazilian Portuguese Pai
Breton Tad
Chinese Ba (Baa)
Cree (Canada) Papa
Croatian Otac
Czech Tata, Otec
Dakota (USA) Ate
Dutch Vader, Papa or Pappie
East African Baba
English Father, Dad, Daddy, Pop, Poppa or Papa
Filipino Tatay, Itay, Tay or Ama
French Papa
Galician Pai
German Vater or Papa
Hebrew Abba (h)
Hindi Papa or Pita-ji
Hungarian Apa, Apu, Papa or Edesapa
Icelandic Pabbi or Faoir
Indonesian Bapa, Ayah or Pak
Irish Athair or Daidí
Italian Babbo
Japanese Otosan or Papa
Judeo Spanish, Padre, Baba or Babu
Kikuyu Baba
Kiswahili Baba
Ladin Pere
Latin Pater, Papa or Atta
Luo (Kenya) Baba
Malay Bapa
Maltese Missier
Modern Greek Babbas
Nahuatl (Mexico) Ta
Nepali Buwa
Norwegian Pappa or Far
Persian/Farsi Pedar, Pitar or Baabaa
Polish Tata or Ojciec
Portuguese Pai
Quechua Tata or Churiyaqe
Romanian Tata, Parinte or Taica
Russian Papa
Sanskrit Tatah or Janak
Sicilian Patri
Slovak Otec
Spanish Papa, Viejo or Tata
Swedish Pappa
Swiss German Vatter
Turkish Baba
Urdu Abbu, Abbu-ji, Abbu-jaan
Venetian Pare, Popa, ‘Opa, Pupa or Papa
Welsh Tad

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