father <term of address with endearment> 3 realizations
NEW Realization 1
Type Polysemy
Language Kurux
Lexeme babas
Meaning 1 father
Direction
Meaning 2
Reference Oraon-English Dictionary: 45
Comment Meanings in this semantic shift: babas: ‘our father’, ‘term of endearment, from uncle to nephew and vice versa’, ‘in the mouth of a stranger addressing a boy, it’s a term of endearment, cf. my boy’, etc.;
NEW Realization 2
Type Polysemy
Language Tamil
Lexeme appaṉ
Meaning 1 father
Direction
Meaning 2 term of endearment used in addressing little children or inferiors
Reference Tamil lexicon: 85
Comment
NEW Realization 3
Type Polysemy
Language Marathi
Lexeme tāta
Meaning 1 father
Direction
Meaning 2 term of address with endearment
Reference Molesworth 1857: 374
Comment

Meaning 2: Applied, in endearment, to one's child.

Also another  word:  bābā m A term of respectful compellation or mention for a father or an elderly person. 2 (Amongst servants and followers of the साहेबलोक.) A term of fondness for a child; little master, young mistress.