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EtymologyEdit

From German Gipfel or Kipfel (croissant), from Old High German kipfa, chipf, from Latin cippus (post).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈki.fer/
  • Hyphenation: chì‧fer

NounEdit

chifer m (plural chifer)

  1. (Switzerland) croissant
    Synonyms: brioche, cornetto, croissant

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Paul Hugger (1992) La Svizzera: vita e cultura popolare, ISBN 8877131934