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Reply to "Needing help with father title in writing"

Hi, Whisperdrone,

When do you capitalize father within a sentence?

He looked over with a grin.  "Thank you, father."

* Should father be capitalized.

Yes, the word father should be capitalized as father is the person addressed here and is used as a proper noun.

What about if you are saying this:

"My father is a brave man."

* Capitalize father?

No, the word father is lowercase when it is a generic noun.

And also this example:

She clasped her hands and sighed. "Stay quiet, father said no talking"

* Capitalize father?

Yes, it should be capitalized as it is used as a proper noun.

Last edited by ahmed_btm
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