HyperDic: filial

English > 2 senses of the word filial:
ADJECTIVEpertfilialdesignating the generation or the sequence of generations following the parental generation
allfilialrelating to or characteristic of or befitting an offspring
filial > pronunciation
Soundsfih'liyahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > filial: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningDesignating the generation or the sequence of generations following the parental generation.
Categorygenetics, genetic scienceThe branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
OppositeparentalDesignating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced
Spanishfilial
Nounsoffspringthe immediate descendants of a person
English > filial: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningrelating to or characteristic of or befitting an offspring.
Example"filial respect"
Narrowerdaughterlybefitting a daughter
Oppositeparental, maternal, paternalrelating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent
Spanishfilial
Catalanfilial

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