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English

Etymology

Circa 17th century, from French, a children's word for father.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
papa

Plural
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  1. Dad, daddy, father; a familiar or old-fashioned term of address to one’s father.
  2. The letter P in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

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Translations

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Bosnian

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:bs:Template:lang:la derivations]] papa, from Byzantine Greek παπάς (papás), priest), variant of Ancient Greek πάππας (daddy, papa).

Noun

papa m. [[Category:Template:lang:bs nouns|papa]]

  1. Roman Catholic pope

Croatian

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:hr:Template:lang:la derivations]] papa, from Byzantine Greek παπάς (papás), priest), variant of Ancient Greek πάππας (daddy, papa).

Noun

papa m (plural pape)

  1. Roman Catholic pope

Declension


Dieri

Noun

papa

  1. the sister of one's father; paternal aunt

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

papa (plural papa's, diminutive papaatje) m.

  1. papa, term of address for one’s father, especially used by young children

Ewe

Pronunciation

Noun

papa

  1. dad
  2. daddy
  3. father

French

Pronunciation

Etymology

child-speak, syllabe-repetitive; compare maman

Noun

papa m. [[Category:Template:lang:noun frs|papa]]

  1. papa, a child's father; also as form of address: dad, daddy
  2. pops, any man of roughly fatherly age and appearance

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References

  • Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition

Hungarian

Noun

papa

  1. dad

Italian

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:it:Template:lang:la derivations]] papa, from Ancient Greek πάππας (pappas).

Pronunciation

Noun

papa m. (plural papi)

  1. pope

Derived terms

Synonyms

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Latin

Etymology

Onomatopoeia.

Alternative spellings

Noun 1

pāpa (genitive pāpae); f, first declension

  1. An infant's cry for food, compare the bua for drinks
    Cum cibum ac potionem buas ac papas vocent, matrem mammam, patrem tatam.
    Since children call food and drink [[bua#Template:lang:la|bua]] and papa, mother mamma and father tata.

Noun 2

pāpa (genitive pāpae); m, first declension

  1. father
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) bishop
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The pope (the Roman Catholic bishop of Rome).
    • The traditional exclamation in Rome after a papal election.
    Habemus papam!
    We have a new pope!
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) patriarch (in primatial sees, notably Coptic Alexandria).

Derived terms

Synonyms


Maori

Noun

papa

  1. rump

Old English

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ang:Template:lang:la derivations]] papa

Noun

pāpa m.

  1. pope

Pitjantjatjara

Noun

papa

  1. dog

References

Pitjantjatjara / Yankunytjatjara Picture Dictionary, Paul Eckert et al, 2007.


Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈpapa/

Noun

papa f. [[Category:Template:lang:pl nouns|papa]]

  1. tar paper

Declension

Singular Plural
Nominative papa papy
Genitive papy pap
Dative papie papom
Accusative papę papy
Instrumental papą papami
Locative papie papach
Vocative papo papy

Portuguese

Noun

papa m.

  1. pope

Serbian

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:sr:Template:lang:la derivations]] papa, from Byzantine Greek παπάς (papás), priest), variant of Ancient Greek πάππας (daddy, papa).

Noun

papa m.

  1. Roman Catholic pope

Cyrillic spelling


Spanish

Etymology 1

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] papas < Ancient Greek πάππας (pappas).

Noun

papa m.

  1. pope

Etymology 2

Quechua papa.

Noun

papa f. (plural papas)

Singular
papa f.

Plural
papas f.

  1. potato (Latin America)
Synonyms
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Swahili

Noun

papa

  1. shark

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