ܦܦܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pɑ(pə)pɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [pɑ(pə)pe(ʔ)] (plural)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek πάππας (páppas).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܦܦܐ m (plural ܦܦܐ)

  1. (Christianity) bishop, archbishop, pope (especially patriarch of Alexandria or Rome)
  2. (Christianity) priest, father (used of Greek priests)
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Proper noun[edit]

ܦܦܐ m

  1. A male given name.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Persian ببغا (babǵā, parrot; bulbul). Also see ܒܒܓܐ (babbaggāʾ).

Noun[edit]

ܦܦܐ m (plural ܦܦܐ)

  1. parrot
Inflection[edit]

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