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たーりー

 Ryukyu (Okinawa: Shuri)

taarii [taːɾiː]

Definition

Noun

  1. Father; dad

Etymology

According to the Ryukyuan Language database entry, this word goes back to 【大令】 (literally "great magistrate/commandant" or "father magistrate/commandant"), which would be read as *ta(i)rei in modern Japanese, *tōa lēng in Hokkien Min Nan, as *dà(i) lìng in Mandarin, and as *daai6 lim1 in Cantonese.

Notes

Historically used by noble families, especially in Shuri.

意味:おとうさん【お父さん】、ちちおや【父親】

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