"Ο πατέρας του είναι παπάς."

Translation:His father is a priest.

December 2, 2016

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/carmina_banana

pope? (at least in Spanish we call popes to the Orthodox priests)

December 2, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/troll1995

Pope is not just any priest, he is the the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church and in Greek it's Πάπας. ;)

December 2, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Snommelp

Yeah, my first thought when I hear παπάς is "pope," as well, even though I know it's not right.

February 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/alainPierrot

'pope' would be the exact French translation… and exact meaning in british English: https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/pope

February 18, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Fylakas

Papa is Latin for Patriarch. When the Patriarch of Rome schismed, there were four other Patriarchs that stood united in Orthodoxy.

December 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Fylakas

Papa (Pope) is Latin for Patriarch. Before the Schism, there were 5 Patriarchs: Antioch, Jerusalem, Rome, Alexandria, and Constantinople.

December 1, 2017
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