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compa

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el compa, la compa(
kohm
-
pah
)
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(friend)
a. buddy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Fui a lanzarme en paracaídas con mis compas del trabajo.I went skydiving with my buddies from work.
b. mate
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Oye, compa. ¿Tienes un cigarrillo?Oi, mate. Do you have a fag?
c. pal
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Conoces a Carlos? - Sí, es mi compa.Do you know Carlos? - Yes, he's my pal.
2. (military)
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
(Nicaragua)
a. Nicaraguan freedom fighter
Los compas tuvieron que esconderse en la selva.The Nicaraguan freedom fighters had to hide in the jungle.
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compa
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (colloquial)
a. pal
b. mate (United Kingdom)
c. buddy
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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compa
1 (Centroamérica) (México) (compañero) pal (familiar); buddy (familiar); (EEUU)
2 (República Dominicana) (Hist) Nicaraguan freedom fighter
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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