Hindi translation of 'patriarch'
patriarch /ˈpeɪtriɑːk पेइट्रआर्क्/
Word forms: patriarchs
1. countable noun
A patriarch is the male head of a family or tribe.
The patriarch of the house, Mr Jawad, rules it with a ferocity renowned throughout the neighbourhood.
Joseph Kennedy, the clan's patriarch, communicated with Bobby in a series of notes.
2. countable noun, title noun
A patriarch is the head of one of a number of Eastern Christian Churches.
चर्च प्रमुख mn/पैट्रिआर्क , mn
...the new head of the Russian Orthodox church, Patriarch Alexei the Second.
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In either case, his religious metaphors had been badly mixed -- the patriarch of Genesis doing a rather bad imitation of Mahatma Ghandi.Doubting Thomas
Peter was a couple of years older than Kate, four at the most, and here he was already playing the grand old patriarch card.FALLEN WOMEN (2002)
If the Duane patriarch was entertaining at a dinner for the cream ofThree Kinds of Kissing - Scottish Short Stories
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Translation of patriarch from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary