kaffe

See also: káffe

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DanishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kafə/, [ˈkʰɑfə]

NounEdit

kaffe c (singular definite kaffen, not used in plural form)

  1. coffee

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LivonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latvian kafija seems unlikely as a mediator (unless the addition of -ija (as popularized by Juris Alunāns) is a more recent development, Karulis doesn't list kafija) thus possibly directly from German Kaffee.

NounEdit

kaffe

  1. coffee

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

Singular partitive with -zt (as in types 57 – kuțā and 58 – nētša) can be encountered, Viitso, however, indicates inflection type 56 – lilla.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic via French or German.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kaffe m ‎(definite singular kaffen) (uncountable)

  1. coffee

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Italian caffè, from Ottoman Turkish قهوه ‎(kahve) (Turkish kahve), from Arabic قَهْوَة ‎(qahwa, coffee). Cognate with Icelandic kaffi, Faroese kaffi, Danish kaffe, Norwegian Bokmål kaffe, German Kaffee, English coffee.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kaffe n ‎(uncountable)

  1. coffee (a tree, its beans, a drink, a cup of coffee, a ceremony for serving coffee and bread)
    Det finaste kaffet växer högt över havet.
    The best coffee grows high above the sea.
    ... genomför kontroller innan kaffet läggs i säckar ...
    ... performs quality checks before the coffee is put in sacks ...
    Dansen får vänta medans kaffet avnjuts.
    The dance must wait while the coffee is consumed.
    Henrik rörde litet häftigt om i sitt kaffe och det skvätte över på duken.
    Henrik stirred his coffee a little too eagerly and some of it spilled on the tablecloth.
    ... ber om lov att få bjuda sina kamrater på kaffe midsommarafton.
    ... asks permission to invite her friends to coffee on Midsummer's eve.

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