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PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

afera (accusative singular aferan, plural aferaj, accusative plural aferajn)

  1. relating to things
    aferaj vortojwords referring to things
  2. business-related
    afera kunvenoa business meeting

Related termsEdit

  • afero (thing; affair, business)

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French affaire, from faire (to do), from Latin ad- + faciō (to do).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈfɛ.ra/
  • (file)

NounEdit

afera f (diminutive aferka)

  1. scandal; affair; discovered conspiracy to commit crime
    Jego reputacja ucierpiała z powodu afery rolnej.
    His reputation suffered as a result of the farm scandal.
  2. (by extension, colloquial) stir; upheaval
    Nie powinnaś mówić o jego przeszłości, w firmie zrobiła się straszna afera.
    You shouldn't have talked about his past, it caused quite a stir in the company.

Usage notesEdit

In the sense "scandal", this word is often followed by an adjective or a noun in genitive in order to specify a particular scandal. Examples include afera rolna, afera Rywina and afera taśmowa.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • afera in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French affaire, from faire (to do), from Latin ad- + faciō (to do).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /afěːra/
  • Hyphenation: a‧fe‧ra

NounEdit

aféra f (Cyrillic spelling афе́ра)

  1. scandal
  2. affair (adulterous relationship)

DeclensionEdit