παπάς

GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Variant of πάππας ‎(páppas, daddy, papa), itself imitative.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [paˈpas]
  • Hyphenation: πα‧πάς

NounEdit

παπάς ‎(papásm ‎(plural παπάδες)

  1. (religion) Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic priest
  2. (card games) king card in a pack of playing cards

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • Although παππάς ‎(pappás) is the more etymologically correct spelling [1], παπάς ‎(papás) is the more common form.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Babiniotis, G., Modern Greek Dictionary (Λεξικό της νέας ελληνικής γλώσσας). Athens 2008.
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