baabost

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Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German bābest, from late Old High German bābes, from Ecclesiastical Latin papa, ultimately from Ancient Greek πάππας (páppas, father). Cognate with German Papst.

Noun[edit]

baabost m

  1. (Sette Comuni, Roman Catholicism) pope
    Dar baabost ist braan allen faffen.
    The pope is the leader of all priests.

References[edit]

  • “baabost” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo