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dada

/dáda/ [Vir. da idem (Highfield); OED, child's word for father, but cf. also Fon dada grandfather (Turner 1949:70)] n. a term of address more often used to one's grandfather than to one's father: 1966 (Otterbein 125). (Black)

Tags: children's language, noun, term of address

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Last update: 2010-09-12 14:36
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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