LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German juncfer, weakened form of juncvrouwe (whence Luxembourgish Jongfra through German). Compare German Jungfer and Jungfrau, Dutch juffer.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈjofeʀ/, [ˈjofɐ], /ˈʒofeʀ/

NounEdit

Joffer f (plural Jofferen)

  1. Miss
  2. single woman, spinster