el compa, la compamasculine or feminine noun
1. (colloquial) (friend)
a. buddy (colloquial) (United States)
Fui a lanzarme en paracaídas con mis compas del trabajo.I went skydiving with my buddies from work.
b. mate (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
Oye, compa. ¿Tienes un cigarrillo?Oi, mate. Do you have a fag?
c. pal (colloquial)
¿Conoces a Carlos? - Sí, es mi compa.Do you know Carlos? - Yes, he's my pal.
2. (military) (Nicaragua)
Los compas tuvieron que esconderse en la selva.The Nicaraguan freedom fighters had to hide in the jungle.
b. mate (United Kingdom)
c. buddy (United States)
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