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Meaning of “papa” in the English Dictionary

"papa" in British English

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papanoun [C]

uk   /pəˈpɑː/  us   /ˈpɑː.pə/ UK old-fashioned formal or US informal
father: [as form of address] "Why is the ​skyblue, Papa?" she ​asked.
(Definition of papa from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"papa" in American English

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papanoun [C]

 us   /ˈpɑ·pə/ dated infml
father; ​dad
(Definition of papa from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “papa”
in Korean 아빠…
in Arabic بابا…
in Malaysian ayah…
in French papa…
in Russian папа…
in Chinese (Traditional) 爸爸…
in Italian papà…
in Turkish baba…
in Polish ojczulek…
in Spanish papá…
in Vietnamese bố…
in Portuguese papai, pai…
in Thai คุณพ่อ…
in German der Papa…
in Catalan papa…
in Japanese パパ, お父さん…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爸爸…
in Indonesian ayah…
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