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EtymologyEdit

Compound of cifa +‎ zif.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃi.faˈt͡sif/, [t͡ʃi.faˈt͡sif], [d͡ʒi.faˈd͡zif]

NounEdit

cifazif (nominative plural cifazifs)

  1. capital city
    • 1958, "Jit", Volapükagased, no. 2, page 7.
      Ävisitom cifazifis tala, ämafidom jitis kuranas, regas, lampöras - ab läbikum no ävedom.
      He visited the capital cities of the Earth, tried on shirts of courtiers, monarchs, emperors - but he did not become happier.

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