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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German kompān, kumpān, from Old French compain (friend; companion), from Late Latin compāniō (literally he with whom one shares one's bread), from com- + pānis (with + bread).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kʊmˈpaːn]
  • Hyphenation: Kum‧pan
  • (file)

NounEdit

Kumpan m (genitive Kumpans, plural Kumpane, female Kumpanin)

  1. friend in the same business (male or of unspecified sex)
  2. crony (male or of unspecified sex)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Polish: kompan

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