pope etymology

English word pope comes from Ancient Greek (to 1453) πάππας, and later Church Slavic попъ (Priest.)

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Detailed word origin of pope

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
πάππας Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
παπάς Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
попъ Church Slavic (chu) Priest.
поп Russian (rus) (colloquial) priest, cassock Pop art. Pop, popular music.
pope English (eng) (Russian Orthodoxy) , a Russian Orthodox priest.

Words with the same origin as pope

Descendants of πάππας
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