N. ada n. “father (hypocoristic)” (Category: Father)
A hypocoristic (affectionate) word for “father” in The Etymologies of the 1930s, hence roughly equivalent to English “daddy”, derived from the root ᴹ√ATA “father” (Ety/ATA).
Conceptual Development: A similar set of affection words appeared the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s: G. ada or nada, adi or nadi (GL/17, 59).
Reference ✧ Ety/ATA ✧ “father (hypocoristic)”
G. (n)ada n. “daddy, father” (Category: Father)
References ✧ GL/17, 59