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Translingual

Noun

papa

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Papa of the ICAO/NATO radiotelephony alphabet.

English

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology

From French papa, from Middle French papa, from Old French papa, from Latin papa, probably originally a reduplicated imitation of a child's early efforts at vocalising Latin pater (father). Compare Ancient Greek πάππας (páppas, papa, daddy).

Pronunciation

Noun

papa (plural papas)

  1. (often childish) Dad, daddy, father; a familiar or old-fashioned term of address to one’s father.
  2. (informal) A pet name for one's grandfather.
  3. A parish priest in the Greek Orthodox Church.
    • 1892, Fergus Hume, The Island of Fantasy: A Romance:
      they are all of the Orthodox Church, and obey devoutly the precepts of Papa Athanasius
  4. (international standards) Alternative letter-case form of Papa from the NATO/ICAO Phonetic Alphabet.

Derived terms

Related terms

Translations

See also

Anagrams

'Are'are

Noun

papa

  1. grandchild
  2. grandparent

References

Akan

Etymology 1

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

Noun

papa

  1. father

Etymology 2

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

Noun

papa

  1. kindness

References

Bikol Central

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: pa‧pa
  • IPA(key): /ˈpapa/,

Noun

papa (feminine mama)

  1. A father; a (generally human) male who begets a child.
  2. A term of address to one's father, father-in-law or husband.
    Synonyms: ama, tatay

Catalan

Etymology 1

Probably borrowed from Ecclesiastical Latin papas, from Ancient Greek πάπας (pápas, bishop, patriarch), variant of πάππας (páppas, father).

Pronunciation

Noun

papa m (plural papes)

  1. pope
Related terms
Further reading

Etymology 2

Verb

papa

  1. inflection of papar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Cebuano

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: pa‧pa

Noun

papa

  1. a father; a (generally human) male who begets a child
  2. a term of address to one's father, father-in-law or husband

Synonyms

Chinook Jargon

Etymology

Borrowed from English, French, or Michif papa.

Noun

papa

  1. father

Coordinate terms

Dieri

Noun

papa

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

Dupaningan Agta

Noun

papa

  1. duck

Dutch

Alternative forms

Etymology

Borrowed from French papa.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑ.paː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pa‧pa

Noun

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

  1. Dad (term of address for one’s father, especially used by young children).
    Synonyms: pa, pap

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Berbice Creole Dutch: papa
  • Negerhollands: popa, pupa
    • Virgin Islands Creole: popa, pupa (dated)
  • Skepi Creole Dutch: papai

See also

Eastern Bontoc

Noun

papa

  1. duck

Ewe

Pronunciation

Noun

papa

  1. dad
  2. daddy
  3. father

French

Etymology

From Middle French papa, child-speak, syllable-repetitive; compare maman.

Pronunciation

Noun

papa m (plural papas)

  1. (childish) papa, a child's father; also as form of address: dad, daddy
    Papa, on va où ?
    Daddy, where are we going?
    Au revoir, papa, je t’appelle demain.
    Bye, Dad. I'll call you tomorrow.
  2. pops, any man of roughly fatherly age and appearance

Derived terms

References

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

Further reading

Galician

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Ecclesiastical Latin papas, from Ancient Greek πάπας (pápas, bishop, patriarch), variant of πάππας (páppas, father).

Noun

papa m (plural papas)

  1. pope
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Old Galician-Portuguese papa (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin pappa.

Noun

papa f (plural papas)

  1. (usually in the plural) pap; porridge
    Synonym: papuxa
Derived terms
Related terms

Etymology 3

Verb

papa

  1. inflection of papar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

References

  • papa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • papa” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • papas” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • papa” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • papas” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Gothic

Romanization

papa

  1. Romanization of 𐍀𐌰𐍀𐌰

Haitian Creole

Etymology

From French papa.

Pronunciation

Noun

papa

  1. father, dad, daddy

Interjection

papa

  1. Used to express amazement.

Hawaiian

Etymology 1

From Proto-Polynesian *papa, from Proto-Oceanic *papan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *papan (compare with Malay papan or Maori papa).

Noun

papa

  1. flat surface, layer
  2. foundation
  3. storey (of a building), floor
  4. (rare) table, shelf
  5. face (of a clock)

Verb

papa

  1. (stative, mathematics) two-dimensional

Etymology 2

Verb

papa

  1. (stative) native-born

Etymology 3

Verb

papa

  1. (stative) set close together
  2. (stative) in unison

Etymology 4

Noun

papa

  1. board, lumber

Verb

papa

  1. (stative) wooden

Etymology 5

Noun

papa

  1. wafer

Etymology 6

Noun

papa

  1. list, directory
    Synonyms: helu, helu papa

Etymology 7

Noun

papa

  1. class (in school)

Hungarian

Pronunciation

Noun

papa (plural papák)

  1. dad
    Coordinate term: mama
  2. (dialectal) granddad, grandfather

Declension

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative papa papák
accusative papát papákat
dative papának papáknak
instrumental papával papákkal
causal-final papáért papákért
translative papává papákká
terminative papáig papákig
essive-formal papaként papákként
essive-modal
inessive papában papákban
superessive papán papákon
adessive papánál papáknál
illative papába papákba
sublative papára papákra
allative papához papákhoz
elative papából papákból
delative papáról papákról
ablative papától papáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
papáé papáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
papáéi papákéi
Possessive forms of papa
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. papám papáim
2nd person sing. papád papáid
3rd person sing. papája papái
1st person plural papánk papáink
2nd person plural papátok papáitok
3rd person plural papájuk papáik

Derived terms

Compound words

Further reading

  • papa in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Ido

Etymology

Borrowed from English papaFrench papaGerman PapaItalian papàRussian па́па (pápa)Spanish papá.

Pronunciation

Noun

papa (plural papai)

  1. papa, dad, daddy, pop
    Synonyms: patreto, patro
    Coordinate terms: mama, matro

Indonesian

Etymology 1

From Sanskrit पाप (pāpa, bad, evil, low).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pa.pa/
  • Hyphenation: pa‧pa

Noun

papa

  1. poor condition, misery
  2. (Hinduism) sin
Synonyms
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Devoiced bapa.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pa.pa/
  • Hyphenation: pa‧pa

Noun

papa

  1. (colloquial) father

Further reading

Ingrian

Etymology

Borrowed from Russian папа (papa).

Pronunciation

Noun

papa

  1. dad, papa
    • 1936, N. A. Iljin and V. I. Junus, Bukvari iƶoroin șkouluja vart, Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva:
      Na, papa, kala.
      Here, daddy, a fish.
    • 1936, V. I. Junus, Iƶoran Keelen Grammatikka, Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 46:
      Siis papa sannoo meille:
      Then dad says to us:

Declension

Declension of papa (type 3/kana, no gradation, gemination)
singular plural
nominative papa papat
genitive papan pappoin
partitive pappaa papoja
illative pappaa pappoi
inessive papas papois
elative papast papoist
allative papalle papoille
adessive papal papoil
ablative papalt papoilt
translative papaks papoiks
essive papanna, pappaan papoinna, pappoin
exessive1) papant papoint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
**) the comitative is formed by adding the suffix -ka? or -kä? to the genitive.

Coordinate terms

  • mama (mum, mama)

Inupiaq

Etymology

Borrowed from English pepper.

Noun

papa (dual papak, plural papat)

  1. pepper
    Papaliġñaqmiuq imiġaurriugaq.
    Pepper can also be added to a stew.

Italian

Etymology

From Latin papa, from Ancient Greek πάππας (páppas).

Pronunciation

Noun

papa m (plural papi)

  1. pope
    Synonym: pontefice

Derived terms

Related terms

Descendants

Japanese

Romanization

papa

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ぱぱ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of パパ

Kanoé

Pronunciation

Noun

papa

  1. father

References

  • Laércio Nora Bacelar, Gramática da língua Kanoê (2004).

Kari'na

Etymology

From Proto-Cariban *papa, a nursery word in origin; compare Apalaí papa, Trió papa, Akawaio papa, Macushi papa, Pemon papa, Ye'kwana jaaja, Yao (South America) pape, as well as (from non-Cariban languages) Wayampi papa.

Pronunciation

  • (Venezuela, West Suriname) IPA(key):
  • (East Suriname) IPA(key):

Noun

papa (plural papante)

  1. first-person possessed form of jumy (father, paternal uncle)

References

  • Courtz, Hendrik (2008) A Carib grammar and dictionary, Toronto: Magoria Books, →ISBN, page 336
  • Ahlbrinck, Willem (1931) “papa”, in Encyclopaedie der Karaïben, Amsterdam: Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen, page 359; republished as Willem Ahlbrinck, Doude van Herwijnen, transl., L'Encyclopédie des Caraïbes, Paris, 1956, page 350

Latin

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

A nursery word imitative of the movement of the infant's lips during eating. Compare English pap, German Papp, Hungarian papi, Polish papu. Also see the derivative pappō.

Alternative forms

Noun

pāpa f (genitive pāpae); first declension

  1. (childish) yum yum, num-num, food (especially pap)
    Cum cibum ac pōtiōnem "buās" ac "pāpās" vocent, mātrem "mammam", patrem "tatam".
    Since children call food "papa" and drink “bua”, mother "mamma" and father "tata".
    (Nonius Marcellus, De Compendiosa Doctrina, 81 M, 2-4)
Declension

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pāpa pāpae
Genitive pāpae pāpārum
Dative pāpae pāpīs
Accusative pāpam pāpās
Ablative pāpā pāpīs
Vocative pāpa pāpae
Derived terms
See also

Etymology 2

From early Byzantine Greek πάπας (pápas, title for priests & bishops, especially by 3rd c. the bishop of Alexandria), from πάππας (páppas, papa, daddy).

Noun

pāpa m (genitive pāpae, feminine pāpissa); first declension

  1. a dad, daddy, father
  2. (Ecclesiastical Latin) a bishop
    Synonyms: episcopus, pontifex
  3. (Ecclesiastical Latin) a pope (the Roman Catholic bishop of Rome)
    The traditional exclamation in Rome after a papal election:
    "Habemus papam!""We have a pope!"
    Synonym: pontifex maximus
  4. (Ecclesiastical Latin) a patriarch (in primatial sees, notably Coptic Alexandria).
Declension

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pāpa pāpae
Genitive pāpae pāpārum
Dative pāpae pāpīs
Accusative pāpam pāpās
Ablative pāpā pāpīs
Vocative pāpa pāpae
Derived terms
Descendants
  • Albanian: papë
  • Proto-Brythonic: *pab
  • Middle Dutch: pape
  • Old English: pāpa (see there for further descendants)
  • Old French: pape (see there for further descendants)
  • Hungarian: pápa
  • Old Irish: pápa
  • Italian: papa
  • Old Galician-Portuguese: papa
  • Romanian: papă
  • Spanish: papa

References

  • papa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • papa in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • papa in Ramminger, Johann (2016 July 16 (last accessed)) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700, pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Latvian

Noun

papa m (4th declension, irregular gender, dative singular)

  1. (often childish) dad, daddy
  2. (archaic) pope

Declension

Lower Sorbian

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From child language.

Noun

papa m

  1. dad, daddy
Declension

Etymology 2

Borrowed from German Pappe (pap; paperboard).

Noun

papa f (diminutive papka)

  1. pap (soft food)
  2. paperboard
Declension

Malay

Etymology

Devoiced bapa.

Pronunciation

Noun

papa

  1. father (male parent)

Synonyms

Maori

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *papa, from Proto-Oceanic *papan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *papan (compare with Malay papan or Hawaiian papa).

Pronunciation

Noun

papa

  1. board, plank
  2. chart
  3. slab
  4. floor

References

  • papa” in John C. Moorfield, Te Aka: Maori–English, English–Maori Dictionary and Index, 3rd edition, Longman/Pearson Education New Zealand, 2011, →ISBN.
  • Tregear, Edward (1891) Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary, Wellington, New Zealand: Lyon and Blair, pages 313-4

Mauritian Creole

Etymology

From French papa.

Pronunciation

Noun

papa

  1. father

Norman

Pronunciation

  • (file)

Noun

papa m (plural papas)

  1. (Jersey, onomatopoeia) grandfather, grandad, grandpa

Derived terms

Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

papa m (definite singular papaen, indefinite plural papaer or papaar, definite plural papaene or papaane)

  1. (pre-2012) alternative form of pappa

Old English

Etymology

From Ecclesiastical Latin pāpa, from Ancient Greek πάπας (pápas, bishop, patriarch), variant of πάππας (páppas, father).

Pronunciation

Noun

pāpa m

  1. pope

Declension

Descendants

Papiamentu

Etymology

From Dutch papa.

Noun

papa

  1. father

Pitjantjatjara

Pronunciation

Noun

papa

  1. dog
    Synonym: tjiṯutja
    Papangku nyinara kuka ngalkuṉu.The dog sat eating meat.

References

  • Paul A. Eckert (2007) Pitjantjatjara / Yankunytjatjara Picture Dictionary, IAD Press, →ISBN

Polish

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Borrowed from German Pappe.

Noun

papa f

  1. tarpaper
Declension

Etymology 2

Borrowed from French papa.

Noun

papa m pers

  1. (archaic) dad
    Synonyms: ojciec, tata
Declension

Etymology 3

Borrowed from Italian papa.

Noun

papa m pers

  1. (colloquial) pope
    Synonym: papież
Declension

See etymology 2.

Etymology 4

Uncertain. Possibly a deverbal from papać. Alternative theories suggest a derivation from theorized *plapa, from dialectal German Plappe (mouth), from plappern.

Noun

papa f

  1. (colloquial, mildly derogatory) face
Declension

See etymology 1.

Etymology 5

Possibly borrowed from Latin pappa.

Noun

papa f

  1. Augmentative of papka
Declension

See etymology 1.

Further reading

  • papa in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • papa in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -apɐ
  • Hyphenation: pa‧pa

Etymology 1

From Old Galician-Portuguese papa, probably borrowed from Ecclesiastical Latin papas, from Ancient Greek πάπας (pápas, bishop, patriarch), variant of πάππας (páppas, father).

Noun

papa m (plural papas)

  1. (Christianity) pope
Descendants

Etymology 2

From Latin pappa or pāpa (infant's cry for food).

Noun

papa f (plural papas)

  1. pap (food in the form of a soft paste)
  2. (figurative) something with a pasty consistency
  3. (informal, childish) any type of food
Derived terms

Etymology 3

Verb

papa

  1. inflection of papar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative
Related terms

Quechua

Noun

papa

  1. potato

Declension

Descendants

Rapa Nui

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *papa, from Proto-Oceanic *papan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *papan (compare with Malay papan or Hawaiian papa).

Noun

papa

  1. flat stone; shelf in the bottom of the sea; rocky sea bottom
  2. wooden plank

References

  • “papa”, in Diccionario etimológico Rapanui-Español, Valparaíso: Comisión para la Estructuración de la Lengua Rapanui, 2000, →ISBN

Rwanda-Rundi

Etymology

From French pape.

Noun

pāpá class 1a (plural bāpāpá class 2a)

  1. pope

Samoan

Noun

papa

  1. burster

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Ecclesiastical Latin papa, from Byzantine Greek πάπας (pápas, priest), variant of πάππας (páppas, daddy, papa).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pâːpa/
  • Hyphenation: pa‧pa

Noun

pȃpa m (Cyrillic spelling па̑па)

  1. pope (of the Catholic Church)

Declension

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpapa/
  • Audio (Spain):(file)
  • Audio (Peru):(file)
  • Rhymes: -apa
  • Syllabification: pa‧pa

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Latin papas, from Ancient Greek πάπας (pápas, bishop, patriarch), variant of πάππας (páppas, father).

Noun

papa m (plural papas)

  1. pope (an honorary title of the Roman Catholic bishop of Rome)
Derived terms
Related terms
Descendants

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Quechua papa.

Papas
Common names for potato in the Spanish-speaking world

Noun

papa f (plural papas)

  1. (Latin America, US, Canary Islands, Andalusia) potato
    Synonym: (Spain) patata
Derived terms

Etymology 3

From Latin pappa (food; used regarding children).

Noun

papa f (plural papas)

  1. (childish, familiar) very bland soup, or more broadly, food in general
  2. (figuratively) nonsense, trifle, rubbish
Derived terms
Related terms

Etymology 4

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

papa

  1. inflection of papar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading

References

  1. ^ Rku5cvx”, in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014
  2. ^ Joan Coromines, José A. Pascual (1983–1991) Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos

Swahili

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

papa (n class, plural papa)

  1. shark

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Portuguese papa.

Noun

papa (ma class, plural mapapa)

  1. pope

Etymology 3

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb

-papa (infinitive kupapa)

  1. to tremble, quiver
  2. (of the heart) to beat
Conjugation
Conjugation of -papa
Positive present -napapa
Subjunctive -pape
Negative -papi
Imperative singular papa
Infinitives
Positive kupapa
Negative kutopapa
Imperatives
Singular papa
Plural papeni
Tensed forms
Habitual hupapa
Positive past positive subject concord + -lipapa
Negative past negative subject concord + -kupapa
Positive present (positive subject concord + -napapa)
Singular Plural
1st person ninapapa/napapa tunapapa
2nd person unapapa mnapapa
3rd person m-wa(I/II) anapapa wanapapa
other classes positive subject concord + -napapa
Negative present (negative subject concord + -papi)
Singular Plural
1st person sipapi hatupapi
2nd person hupapi hampapi
3rd person m-wa(I/II) hapapi hawapapi
other classes negative subject concord + -papi
Positive future positive subject concord + -tapapa
Negative future negative subject concord + -tapapa
Positive subjunctive (positive subject concord + -pape)
Singular Plural
1st person nipape tupape
2nd person upape mpape
3rd person m-wa(I/II) apape wapape
other classes positive subject concord + -pape
Negative subjunctive positive subject concord + -sipape
Positive present conditional positive subject concord + -ngepapa
Negative present conditional positive subject concord + -singepapa
Positive past conditional positive subject concord + -ngalipapa
Negative past conditional positive subject concord + -singalipapa
Gnomic (positive subject concord + -apapa)
Singular Plural
1st person napapa twapapa
2nd person wapapa mwapapa
3rd person m-wa(I/II) apapa wapapa
m-mi(III/IV) wapapa yapapa
ji-ma(V/VI) lapapa yapapa
ki-vi(VII/VIII) chapapa vyapapa
n(IX/X) yapapa zapapa
u(XI) wapapa see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) kwapapa
pa(XVI) papapa
mu(XVIII) mwapapa
Perfect positive subject concord + -mepapa
"Already" positive subject concord + -meshapapa
"Not yet" negative subject concord + -japapa
"If/When" positive subject concord + -kipapa
"If not" positive subject concord + -sipopapa
Consecutive kapapa / positive subject concord + -kapapa
Consecutive subjunctive positive subject concord + -kapape
Object concord (indicative positive)
Singular Plural
1st person -nipapa -tupapa
2nd person -kupapa -wapapa/-kupapeni/-wapapeni
3rd person m-wa(I/II) -mpapa -wapapa
m-mi(III/IV) -upapa -ipapa
ji-ma(V/VI) -lipapa -yapapa
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -kipapa -vipapa
n(IX/X) -ipapa -zipapa
u(XI) -upapa see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -kupapa
pa(XVI) -papapa
mu(XVIII) -mupapa
Reflexive -jipapa
Relative forms
General positive (positive subject concord + (object concord) + -papa- + relative marker)
Singular Plural
m-wa(I/II) -papaye -papao
m-mi(III/IV) -papao -papayo
ji-ma(V/VI) -papalo -papayo
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -papacho -papavyo
n(IX/X) -papayo -papazo
u(XI) -papao see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -papako
pa(XVI) -papapo
mu(XVIII) -papamo
Other forms (subject concord + tense marker + relative marker + (object concord) + -papa)
Singular Plural
m-wa(I/II) -yepapa -opapa
m-mi(III/IV) -opapa -yopapa
ji-ma(V/VI) -lopapa -yopapa
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -chopapa -vyopapa
n(IX/X) -yopapa -zopapa
u(XI) -opapa see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -kopapa
pa(XVI) -popapa
mu(XVIII) -mopapa
Some forms not commonly seen in modern Standard Swahili are absent from the table. See Appendix:Swahili verbs for more information.
Derived terms

Etymology 4

See hapa.

Adverb

papa

  1. Only used in papa hapa

Tagalog

Etymology 1

Each pronunciation has a different source:

Pronunciation

  • (Standard Tagalog)
    • IPA(key): /paˈpa/ (Spanish pronunciation)
      • Rhymes: -a
      • Syllabification: pa‧pa
    • IPA(key): /papa/ (Hokkien pronunciation)
    • IPA(key): /ˈpapa/ (English Pronunciation)
      • Rhymes: -apa
      • Syllabification: pa‧pa

Noun

papa or papá (Baybayin spelling ᜉᜉ) (informal, familiar, childish)

  1. dad; daddy
    Synonyms: pa, ama, tatay, itay, tay, tatang
Coordinate terms
Derived terms
Related terms

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

Adjective

papâ (Baybayin spelling ᜉᜉ)

  1. low and flat

Noun

papâ (Baybayin spelling ᜉᜉ)

  1. gentle slope
    Antonym: tibong
  2. (architecture) house with low roof and little airflow
    Synonyms: alipapa, dampa

Derived terms

See also

Etymology 3

Borrowed from Spanish papa, from Latin pappa (food; used regarding children).

Pronunciation

Noun

papà (Baybayin spelling ᜉᜉ) (colloquial)

  1. food for kids who are only just beginning to speak

Etymology 4

Pronunciation

Noun

papa (Baybayin spelling ᜉᜉ)

  1. standard size of fabric width
    Synonyms: luwang, antso
  2. (obsolete) sewing two pieces of sheet widthwise
Derived terms

See also

Etymology 5

Pronunciation

Noun

papà (Baybayin spelling ᜉᜉ) (zoology)

  1. bee (Apis mellifera) that collects honey
    Synonym: bubuyog

Etymology 6

Possibly from paapa (cone-shaped).

Pronunciation

Noun

papa (Baybayin spelling ᜉᜉ)

  1. (zoology) telescope snail (Telescopium telescopium)
    Synonyms: bangungon, kuhol, suso
  2. a cone-shaped shell
    Synonym: kabibe
Usage notes
  • Also called susong papa.

Etymology 7

Pronunciation

Noun

papà (Baybayin spelling ᜉᜉ) (obsolete)

  1. tearing the taro leaf to the skin
Derived terms

Etymology 8

Pronunciation

Noun

papâ (Baybayin spelling ᜉᜉ) (obsolete)

  1. name of the Baybayin letter (pa), corresponding to "pa"

See also

Further reading

  • papa”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018
  • Noceda, Fr. Juan José de, Sanlucar, Fr. Pedro de (1860) Vocabulario de la lengua tagala, compuesto por varios religiosos doctos y graves (in Spanish), Manila: Ramirez y Giraudier
  • San Buena Ventura, Fr. Pedro de (1613) Juan de Silva, editor, Vocabulario de lengua tagala: El romance castellano puesto primero, La Noble Villa de Pila
    • page 58: “Añadir) Papa (pp) dos pieças coſiendo las alo ãcho”
    • page 196: “Coſer) Papa (pp) dos piernas de liẽço ancho cõ ancho a diferençia del paſado punta con punta”
    • page 458: “P) Papa (pc) letra de; Abeçe de los tagalos .|. papayaon .|. . eſta letra les ſirue de . f . ꝑa lo Eſpañol, porqu: no la tienen, ſumulat ca nang papa ſa ſulat tavo, haz la letra. P . en letra de indio.”
    • page 483: “Pierna) Papa (pp) de lienço o ſabana”

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English papa.

Noun

papa

  1. father

Derived terms

Tokelauan

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key):
  • Hyphenation: pa‧pa

Etymology 1

From Proto-Polynesian *papa (flat surface). Cognates include Hawaiian papa and Maori papa.

Noun

papa

  1. rock
  2. rocky area

Verb

papa

  1. (stative) to be flat
  2. (stative) to be hard

Etymology 2

From Proto-Polynesian *papa (fish). Cognates include Maori and Samoan papa.

Noun

papa

  1. a school of caranxes

Verb

papa

  1. (intransitive) to group together into a school

Etymology 3

Noun

papa

  1. bra

Etymology 4

Of imitative origin.

Noun

papa

  1. daddy, dad

References

  • R. Simona, editor (1986), Tokelau Dictionary, Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 261

Turkish

Etymology

Borrowed from Italian papa.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɑˈpɑ/,
  • Hyphenation: pa‧pa
  • (file)

Noun

papa (definite accusative papayı, plural papalar)

  1. pope

Declension

Inflection
Nominative papa
Definite accusative papayı
Singular Plural
Nominative papa papalar
Definite accusative papayı papaları
Dative papaya papalara
Locative papada papalarda
Ablative papadan papalardan
Genitive papanın papaların
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular papam papalarım
2nd singular papan papaların
3rd singular papası papaları
1st plural papamız papalarımız
2nd plural papanız papalarınız
3rd plural papaları papaları
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular papamı papalarımı
2nd singular papanı papalarını
3rd singular papasını papalarını
1st plural papamızı papalarımızı
2nd plural papanızı papalarınızı
3rd plural papalarını papalarını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular papama papalarıma
2nd singular papana papalarına
3rd singular papasına papalarına
1st plural papamıza papalarımıza
2nd plural papanıza papalarınıza
3rd plural papalarına papalarına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular papamda papalarımda
2nd singular papanda papalarında
3rd singular papasında papalarında
1st plural papamızda papalarımızda
2nd plural papanızda papalarınızda
3rd plural papalarında papalarında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular papamdan papalarımdan
2nd singular papandan papalarından
3rd singular papasından papalarından
1st plural papamızdan papalarımızdan
2nd plural papanızdan papalarınızdan
3rd plural papalarından papalarından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular papamın papalarımın
2nd singular papanın papalarının
3rd singular papasının papalarının
1st plural papamızın papalarımızın
2nd plural papanızın papalarınızın
3rd plural papalarının papalarının
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular papayım papalarım
2nd singular papasın papalarsın
3rd singular papa
papadır
papalar
papalardır
1st plural papayız papalarız
2nd plural papasınız papalarsınız
3rd plural papalar papalardır

West Makian

Etymology 1

Possibly related to Ternate foheka.

Pronunciation

Noun

papa

  1. woman
  2. wife

Etymology 2

Possibly the same origin as the first.

Pronunciation

Noun

papa

  1. female
    oma da papaa girl (literally, “a female child”)
Alternative forms

References

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours, Pacific linguistics (etymology 1 as papá)

Wolof

Noun

papa

  1. father

Yoruba

Pronunciation

Noun

pápá

  1. field

Derived terms