Paternally vs Paternal - What's the difference?

paternally | paternal |

Paternally is a derived term of paternal.


As a adverb paternally

is in a paternal manner; fatherly.

As a adjective paternal is

of or pertaining to one's father, his genes, his relatives, or his side of a family; as , "paternal grandfather" (one's father's father).

paternally

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a paternal manner; fatherly.
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    paternal

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to one's father, his genes, his relatives, or his side of a family
  • paternal grandfather
  • Fatherly; behaving as or characteristic of a father.
  • Received or inherited from one's father.
  • * Dryden
  • their small paternal field of corn
  • Acting as a father
  • paternal filicide

    Derived terms

    * paternalism * paternalistic * paternally * paternal aunt * paternal cousin * paternal grandfather * paternal grandmother * paternal uncle

    Antonyms

    * maternal – mother

    Coordinate terms

    * avuncular – uncle * maternal – mother * materteral – aunt

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