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Golf

  1. The letter G in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

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Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Italian golfo, from Late Latin colfus, from Ancient Greek κόλπος (kólpos). See gulf.

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Golf m (genitive Golfes, plural Golfe)

  1. (geography) bay, gulf
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English golf, probably from Middle Dutch colve and then a doublet of Kolben.

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Golf n (genitive Golfs, no plural)

  1. (sports) golf
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Etymology 3Edit

Brandname. Apparently with associations to both above etymologies. Compare the contemporaneous models Jetta (from the jetstream), Passat (from Passattrade wind”) and Polo (from the polo sport).

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Golf m (genitive Golfs, plural Golfs or Golfe)

  1. Volkswagen Golf, the most popular car in Germany throughout the 1980s and 1990s
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Golf m (plural Golfen)

  1. (uncountable) golf (sport)
  2. golf course
  3. gulf (geographical)