Sunday, 17th June 2018

Father in Different Language

How do People Call Their Father in Different Parts of the World?

In a patriarchal family set up it is a set notion that while a mother is responsible to nurture her child, the Father has the onus of earning bread for the family. While, this concept is changing with the evolving time, there are a large number of places where the same tradition is commonly followed. In general a father is believed to be the one who sternly keeps the command of the family in his hands. The mother on the other hand is the epitome of love who stands behind each member of the family in worst of the situations. Though, in most parts of the World father has the same duty, he is called by his children with different names around the World.

We do not pay heed to the very essential fact of our lives that for half of our needs we depend upon our fathers. Not only the financial needs but every other need including the emotional ones many a times we hold our father’s hands. It may be that a Father will not be able to express his heart yet deep down his heart he is the most emotional person. He cares about his children always. Around the globe it is the father who is considered as the most important person in the family. You can surprise your father by learning the art of calling your father with differ names on father’s Day. We have worked out a list of father’s name in different languages for your convenience.

Here is the list of different ways of calling a father in different parts of the World:

Afrikaans: Vader

Bangla: Baba or Abba

Basque: Aita

Bolognese: Pèder

Brazilian Portuguese: Pai

Breton: Tad

Chinese: Ba (Baa)

Cree (Canada): Papa

Croatian: Otac

Czech: Táta, 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: Banketi or Papi

Hebrew: Abba (h)

Hindi: Papa or Pita-ji

Hungarian: Apa, Apu, Papa or Edesapa

Icelandic: Pabbi or Faðir

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: Tàtah or Janak

Sicilian: Patri

Slovak: Otec

Spanish: Papá, Viejo or Tata

Swedish: Pappa

Swiss German: Vatter

Turkish: Baba

Urdu: Abbu, Abbu-ji, Abbu-jaan

Venetian: Pare, Popà, 'Opà, Pupà or Papà

Welsh: Tad