See also: büffel and Büffel

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch buffel (buffalo), from Middle Dutch buffel, from Old French buffle, from Italian bufalo (archaic buffalo), from Latin bubalus, from Ancient Greek βούβαλος (boúbalos).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

buffel (plural buffels)

  1. Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer)

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch buffel, from Old French buffle, from Italian bufalo (archaic buffalo), from Latin bubalus, from Ancient Greek βούβαλος (boúbalos).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʏ.fəl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: buf‧fel
  • Rhymes: -ʏfəl

NounEdit

buffel m (plural buffels, diminutive buffeltje n)

  1. A buffalo, one of some mammals of the subfamily Bovinae, especially of the genus Bubalus or Syncerus caffer.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: buffel