Complete Definition of "daughter"

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English

rank|knowledge|hath|table|536|daughter|makes|laws|run

Etymology
OE. dohtor, from Germanic *doxtÄr, from Indo-European *dÊ°ughâter-. Cognates include (from Germanic) Scots dochter#Scots|dochter, Dutch dochter, German Tochter, Swedish dotter; (from IE) Russian доÑÑ (doÄ), Persian FAchar|دختر (doÏtar), Mycenaean Greek θÏγάÏÎ·Ï (thugater), Lithuanian duktẽ.

Pronunciation
AHD|dô'tÉr
IPA|/ËdÉËtÉ(r)/
SAMPA|/"dO:[email protected](r)/
audio|en-us-daughter.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
wikipedia
en-noun

  1. Oneâs female child.

#: I already have a son, so I would like to have a daughter.
#: The Chinese and Indians say all too often: "I want a son, not a daughter".

  1. A female descendant.
Translations
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Afrikaans: dogter
Albanian: bijë f
Arabic: FAchar|ابÙØ© (íbna) f
Aramaic
Aragonese: filla f
Bosnian: Äerka f, kÄerka f, kÄi f
Breton: merc'h f, merc'hed p
Bulgarian: дÑÑеÑÑ (dÉÅ¡terja) f
Catalan: filla f :ca:filla|^
Chinese: 女å, å¥³å¿ (nÇér)
Croatian: kÄer f, kÄerka f, kÄi f
Czech: dcera
Danish: datter
Dutch: dochter f
Estonian: tütar
Ewe: vinyÉnu
Finnish: tytär
French: fille f
Galician: filla
Esperanto: filino
German: Tochter f
Greek: κÏÏη (kórÄ«) f, θÏγαÏέÏα (thygatéra) f
Gooniyandi: ngaliganyi
Guaraní: ajýra (tajýra/rajy/itajýra) (of a man); memby (of a woman)
Hebrew: ×ת|×ַּת (bat) f
Hindi: लड़à¤à¥ (la.rki) (lit. girl), बà¥à¤à¥ (betâÄ«), पà¥à¤¤à¥à¤°à¥ (putrÄ«)
Hungarian: lány
Icelandic: dóttir
Indonesian: putri, anak perempuan
Interlingua: filia
Irish: iníon f2
Italian: figlia f
Japanese: Jpan|å¨ (Jpan|ããã, musumé)
Korean: ë¸ (tal)
trans-mid
Latin: filia f
Lithuanian: duktÄ m, dukra f
Macedonian: ÑеÑка (kjerka)
Marathi: मलà¤à¥ (malagÄ«)
Norwegian: datter
Novial: filia
Old English: dohtor, cild|Äild
Persian: FAchar|دختر (dokhtar)
Polish: córka f
Portuguese: filha f
Romanian: fiicÄ f
Russian: доÑÑ (doÄâ) f
Scots: dochter
Scottish Gaelic: nighean f, (affectionate) nighneag/nìonag f
Serbian:

Slovak: dcéra
Slovene: hÄi f
Spanish: hija f
Swahili: binti (nc 5/6)
Swedish: dotter c
Telugu: à°à±à°¤à±à°°à± (koothuru), à°à±à°®à°¾à°°à±à°¤à± (kumaarthe), à°ªà±à°¤à±à°°à°¿à° (puthrika), à°à°®à±à°®à°¾à°¯à°¿ (ammayi) (literally, girl)
Thai: THchar|ลูà¸à¸ªà¸²à¸§ (lôok sÄao)

Tupinambá: aîyra (t-, t-) (of a man); membyra (of a woman)
Turkish: kız evlat
Welsh: merch f
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Related terms
daughterling
daughter-in-law
granddaughter
great-granddaughter
stepdaughter

See also
aunt
brother
child
cousin
father
mother
son
uncle

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