Papa


Papa
f.
potato. (especially Latin American Spanish)
no saber ni papa (informal) not to have a clue
papas fritas chips(de sartén) (British), (French) fries; (United States) crisps(de bolsa) (British), (potato) chips (United States)
pres.indicat.
3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: papar.
imperat.
2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: papar.
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papa
nombre femenino
1 (patata) potato
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FRASEOLOGÍA
ni papa not a thing
no saber ni papa familiar not to have a clue
papas fritas ((calientes)) chips, US French fries 2 ((de bolsa)) crisps, US chips
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papa
nombre masculino
1 familiar dad
2 el Papa the Pope
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FRASEOLOGÍA
Papa Noel Father Christmas, Santa Claus
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noun m.
pope
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I
SM (Rel) pope

papa negro — black pope ( General of the Jesuits )

II
SF
1) esp LAm (=patata) potato

ni papa *

no entiendo ni papa — I don't understand a word

no oyó ni papa — he didn't hear a thing

no sabe ni papa — he hasn't got a clue

papa dulce — sweet potato

papas colchas — CAm crisps, potato chips (EEUU)

papas fritas — chips, French fries (EEUU)

2) Méx * (=mentira) fib *
3) Cono Sur * (=golpe) bash *
4) Caribe * (=trabajo fácil) soft job *
5) Méx (=sopa) porridge, gruel; Cono Sur (=de bebé) baby food
III
ADJ INV Cono Sur * jolly good *, first-rate
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I
masculino pope

el Papa — the Pope

II
femenino
1) (esp AmL) (Bot) potato

ni papa — (fam) not a thing

no sé ni papa de coches — I haven't a clue about cars (colloq)

ser una papa — (RPl fam) persona to be a dead loss (colloq); tarea to be a piece of cake (colloq), to be a cinch (colloq)

2) (AmL fam) (comida) food

ganarse la papa — (Col) to earn a living o (colloq) a crust

3) (Chi, Méx fam) (mentira) fib (colloq)
4) (CS fam) (agujero) hole
5) (Chi) (bulbo) bulb
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= pope, daddy, dad, papa.
Ex. The choice of entry for chiefs of state is the same as that for works by popes or other high ecclesiastical officials.
Ex. The article is entitled 'Mommy! Daddy! Read to me!'.
Ex. Tuan is his new father figure after his real dad sadly died after being poorly for a long time.
Ex. I had intended to walk him to his classroom, but before I could follow him through the double doors, he said, 'I can take it from here, Papa'.
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* no entender ni una papa de = can't make head(s) or tail(s) of.
* Papa, el = Pope, the.
* papá estado = nanny state.
* Papá Noel = Father Christmas.
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I
masculino pope

el Papa — the Pope

II
femenino
1) (esp AmL) (Bot) potato

ni papa — (fam) not a thing

no sé ni papa de coches — I haven't a clue about cars (colloq)

ser una papa — (RPl fam) persona to be a dead loss (colloq); tarea to be a piece of cake (colloq), to be a cinch (colloq)

2) (AmL fam) (comida) food

ganarse la papa — (Col) to earn a living o (colloq) a crust

3) (Chi, Méx fam) (mentira) fib (colloq)
4) (CS fam) (agujero) hole
5) (Chi) (bulbo) bulb
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el Papa
= Pope, the

Ex: The author presents a semiological analysis of two mural paintings by Giotto depicting the Pope's approval of the Franciscan order .

= pope, daddy, dad, papa.

Ex: The choice of entry for chiefs of state is the same as that for works by popes or other high ecclesiastical officials.

Ex: The article is entitled 'Mommy! Daddy! Read to me!'.
Ex: Tuan is his new father figure after his real dad sadly died after being poorly for a long time.
Ex: I had intended to walk him to his classroom, but before I could follow him through the double doors, he said, 'I can take it from here, Papa'.
* no entender ni una papa de = can't make head(s) or tail(s) of.
* Papa, el = Pope, the.
* papá estado = nanny state.
* Papá Noel = Father Christmas.

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papa1
masculine
pope
Su Santidad el Papa His Holiness the Pope
papa2
feminine
A (esp AmL) (Bot) potato
ni papa (fam); not a thing
no sé/no entiendo ni papa de mecánica I haven't a clue about mechanics (colloq), I don't know a thing about mechanics
ser mala papa (Col fam); to be a spoilsport (colloq)
ser una papa (RPl fam) «persona» to be a dead loss (colloq);
«tarea» to be a piece of cake (colloq); to be a cinch (colloq)
Compuestos:
papa caliente
feminine hot potato
papa dulce
feminine (AmL) sweet potato
papas a la francesa
fpl (Méx) French fries (pl) (AmE), chips (pl) (BrE)
papa frita
masculine and feminine (RPl fam) blockhead (colloq), dummy (colloq)
papas chip
fpl (Ur) potato chips (pl) (AmE), potato crisps (pl) (BrE)
papas fritas fpl (esp AmL)
A (de paquete) potato chips (pl) (AmE), potato crisps (pl) (BrE)
B (de cocina) French fries (pl) (AmE), chips (pl) (BrE)
B (AmL fam) (comida) food
el bebé no se ha comido la papa the baby hasn't eaten his food
le da cuatro papas diarias (Chi); she gives him four feeds a day
ganarse la papa (Col fam); to earn a living o (colloq) a crust
C (Chi, Méx fam) (mentira) fib (colloq)
D (CS fam) (agujero) hole
E (Chi) (bulbo) bulb
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Multiple Entries:
papa    
papá
papa 1 sustantivo masculino
pope;
el Ppapá the Pope

papa 2 sustantivo femenino (esp AmL) (Bot) potato;
papá caliente hot potato;
papá dulce (AmL) sweet potato;
papás fritas (esp AmL) (de paquete) potato chips (AmE) o (BrE) crisps (pl);

(de cocina) French fries (pl) (AmE), chips (pl) (BrE);
ni papá (fam) not a thing;

no sé ni papá de coches I haven't a clue about cars (colloq)
papá sustantivo masculino (pl -pás) (fam) daddy (colloq), pop (AmE colloq);
mis papás (AmL) my parents, my mom and dad (AmE), my mum and dad (BrE colloq);
Ppapá Noel Santa Claus, Father Christmas
papa 3 sustantivo masculino
1 Rel el Papa, the Pope
2 familiar dad, daddy
papa 1 f LAm potato
papa 2 sustantivo femenino mush, pulp
(para un niño pequeño) baby food: tengo que darle la papa al niño, I've got to feed the baby
♦ Locuciones: familiar no entender/ver ni papa, not to understand a word o not to see a thing
papá m fam dad, daddy

'papá' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
entender
- fumata blanca
- hijo
- jerarquía
- lección
- papa
- papista
- rincón
- santidad
- tata
- asado
- asar
- cáscara
- chip
- chuño
- decir
- enterarse
- júnior
- papi
- peladura
- piel
- viejo
English:
dad
- daddy
- Father Christmas
- pop
- pope
- bake
- bulb
- chip
- cinch
- crisp
- croquette
- father
- mileage
- pa
- papa
- poppa
- potato
- Santa Claus
- spud
- turn
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papa1 nm
pope;
el Papa Juan Pablo II Pope John Paul II
Comp
Fam el papa negro the black pope [the head of the Jesuit order]
papa2 nf
1. esp Am [tubérculo] potato;
Comp
Fam
ni papa: no saber ni papa not to have a clue;
Fam
no entendí ni papa I didn't understand a word;
Comp
Ven Fam
ponerse/estar las papas duras: se estan poniendo las papas duras the going is getting tough;
Comp
Am Fam Hum
quítate la papa de la boca speak clearly;
Comp
RP Fam
ser una papa [ser muy fácil] to be a cinch, to be a pushover;
Comp
Ven Fam
ser papa pelada [ser muy fácil] to be a cinch o a pushover
Comp
Esp papas bravas = sautéed potatoes served with spicy tomato sauce; Urug papas chip Br crisps, US (potato) chips; Am papa dulce sweet potato; Am papas fritas [de sartén] Br chips, US (French) fries; [de bolsa] Br crisps, US (potato) chips;
Comp
RP Fam
ser un/una papa frita to be a Br wally o US goofball;
papa nueva new potato;
papa temprana new potato
2. Am Fam [comida] food;
cómete toda la papa eat up all your food
3. CSur Fam [en la media] hole
4. Méx Fam [mentira] fib
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Papa
m Pope
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papá nm, fam
1) : dad, pop
2) papás nmpl
: parents, folks
papa nm
: pope
papa nf
1) : potato
2)
papa dulce : sweet potato
3)
papas fritas : potato chips, french fries
4)
papas a la francesa Mex : french fries
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Papa n Pope

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
(so used by children)


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