One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘some employers felt paternal concern for their workers’
fatherly, fatherlike, patriarchal
protective, vigilant, concerned, solicitous, kindly, warm, friendly, benevolent, compassionate, sympathetic
2‘his paternal grandfather’
on one's father's side, patrilineal, patrimonial
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