paternally


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pa·ter·nal

 (pə-tûr′nəl)
adj.
1. Relating to or characteristic of a father or fatherhood; fatherly.
2. Received or inherited from a father: a paternal trait.
3. Related through one's father: my paternal aunt.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin paternālis, from Latin paternus, from pater, father; see pəter- in Indo-European roots.]

pa·ter′nal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.paternally - in a paternal manner; "he behaves very paternally toward his young bride"
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paternally

[pəˈtɜːnəlɪ] ADVpaternalmente
he said paternallydijo paternal

paternally

advväterlich

paternally

[pəˈtɜːnəlɪ] advpaternamente, in modo paterno
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said the captain, paternally surveying Magdalen when she entered the room.
And paternally, tenderly, very much as Porthos might have done, he took Raoul in his arms and placed him in the boat, the oars of which, at a signal, immediately were dipped in the waves.
By this time the collegian would be up with him, and he would paternally add,'What have you forgotten?
Grusczinsky, beaming paternally whenever Annette entered the shop--which was often--announced two new editions in a week.
Turveydrop, paternally encircling Caddy with his left arm as she sat beside him, and putting his right hand gracefully on his hip.
I should strongly recommend you, paternally,--or, if you prefer it, as a friend,--to forget all about Rogojin, and, in fact, to stick to the family into which you are about to enter.
It's far better that you should know nothing," he said paternally, "and you wrong yourself, I'm sure.
The Marquis of Steyne was present, paternally superintending the progress of his pupil.
He chirruped paternally at his small white children through the bars of the pagoda, and we all left the house for the lake.
But this representative of order left our friend only a moment in suspense; he presently turned away with the remark quite paternally uttered, that he hoped the Count would make quite a stay; upon which the young man saw how wrong he should have been to offer a tip.
I say, "My good fellow, I will treat you paternally.
In their intimacy of back yard and front gar- den he talked with her paternally, reasonably, and dogmatically, with a touch of arbitrariness.