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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fil·ial /ˈfɪliəl, ˈfɪljəl/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fil·ial a.
 1. Of or pertaining to a son or daughter; becoming to a child in relation to his parents; as, filial obedience.
 2. Bearing the relation of a child.
    And thus the filial Godhead answering spoke.   --Milton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: designating the generation or the sequence of generations
             following the parental generation [ant: parental]
      2: relating to or characteristic of or befitting an offspring;
         "filial respect" [ant: parental]