See also: ARF and 'arf

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -ɑː(r)f

InterjectionEdit

arf!

  1. Representing the sound of a dog's bark.

Usage notesEdit

  • Sometimes has the same connotations of sexual innuendo as woof.

SynonymsEdit

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

arf

  1. argh, ugh, oy
    Arf, c'est ennuyeux ça !
    Argh, that's a problem!
    Arf, je sais pas comment je vais faire
    Ugh, what am I gonna do?

IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

arf

  1. indefinite accusative singular of arfur

Middle WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *arβ̃, borrowed from Latin arma.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

arf m or f (plural arueu)

  1. weapon, arm

DescendantsEdit

  • Welsh: arf

MutationEdit

Middle Welsh mutation
Radical Soft Nasal H-prothesis
arf unchanged unchanged harf
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

arf

  1. Obsolete spelling of arv

AnagramsEdit


WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh arf, from Proto-Brythonic *arβ̃, borrowed from Latin arma.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

arf m or f (plural arfau)

  1. weapon, armament
  2. tool, instrument

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
arf unchanged unchanged harf
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “arf”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies