popă

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See also: popa and popã

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Slavic origin; from Old Church Slavonic попъ (popŭ), from Ancient Greek παπάς (papás), variant of πάππας (páppas, daddy, papa). Compare also Aromanian popã, pãpã. Or alternatively, and less likely, from Latin popa, papa, hence its presence in other neighbour languages.

Noun[edit]

popă m (plural popi)

  1. (popular) priest
  2. (playing cards) king

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