pompe

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French[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French, from Middle Dutch pompe (device for raising water, pump). Related to Middle Low German pumpe (a pump). More at pump.

Noun[edit]

pompe f (plural pompes)

  1. pump
  2. push-up
  3. (music) Style of strumming, used especially in gypsy jazz.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French pompe (extravagant ceremony, pomp), from Latin pompa (display, procession, parade), from Ancient Greek πομπή (pompḗ, procession, send-off), from πέμπω (pémpō, I send).

Noun[edit]

pompe f (plural pompes)

  1. a solemn procession
  2. pomp, vainglory
  3. style, class

Etymology 3[edit]

From English pump (a shoe", originally, "a low shoe without fasteners), of uncertain origin.

Noun[edit]

pompe f (plural pompes)

  1. (France, slang) shoe
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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pompe f

  1. plural form of pompa

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French pompe.

Noun[edit]

pompe f (plural pompes)

  1. (cycling, etc.) pump

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

pompe f (oblique plural pompes, nominative singular pompe, nominative plural pompes)

  1. extravagant ceremony; pomp