παπάς

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Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

παπάς ‎(papásm ‎(plural παπάδες)

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

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Usage notes[edit]

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Babiniotis, Georgios (2008) Λεξικό της νέας ελληνικής γλώσσας [Modern Greek Dictionary], 3rd edition, Athens: Lexicology Centre