konpè

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Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French compère (partner; accomplice), from Old French comper, from Latin compater, compatrem (godfather).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

konpè

  1. mister, sir
  2. godfather

Usage notes[edit]

Used especially in rural areas respectfully and formally with surname or other name of deference; informally indicates friendship

Synonyms[edit]

  • (formal form of address): mesye

Coordinate terms[edit]