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Etymology of the French word pape

the French word pape
derived from the Italian word papabile


The earliest known usage of pape in French dates from the 11th century.

Derivations in French

papauté, papisme, papiste, papesse, papable


Dutch paus, English pope, German Papst, Icelandic pafí, Italian papa, Latin papa, Lithuanian popiežius, Polish papież, Russian пaпa, Swedish pove

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