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Unripe papaya fruits

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish, originally from Arawak papáia

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): /pəˈpaɪə/, /pəˈpɑːjə/
  • Rhymes: -aɪə, -ɑːjə

NounEdit

papaya (plural papayas)

  1. A tropical American evergreen tree, Carica papaya, having large, yellow, edible fruit
  2. The fruit of this tree.
  3. An orange colour, like that of papaya flesh.
    papaya colour:  

SynonymsEdit

  • pawpaw (Australia), common term for papaya, but strictly speaking this refers to a different tree / fruit

TranslationsEdit

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Further readingEdit


ChavacanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish papaya.

NounEdit

papaya

  1. papaya

KaraoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish papaya.

NounEdit

papaya

  1. apaya

SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Galibi Carib.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /paˈpaɟ͡ʝa/, [paˈpaʝa]

NounEdit

papaya f (plural papayas)

  1. papaya (fruit)
  2. (Cuba, slang) vagina
  3. (slang) easy

SynonymsEdit

  • (fruit): lechoza, lechosa (Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic); mamón (Argentina, Paraguay)

Further readingEdit


TagalogEdit

 
Tagalog Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish papaya (papaya), from Galibi Carib.

NounEdit

papaya

  1. papaya

TurkishEdit

NounEdit

papaya

  1. accusative singular of papa