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English

Borrowed from Latin pater (father). Doublet of father.

Dutch

Borrowed from Latin pater. Doublet of vader and va.

Latin

From Proto-Italic *patēr, from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr.

Romanian

Borrowed from Latin pater.

Tok Pisin

English pater (Christian priests are often referred to as 'Father'), from Latin pater.