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MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic كَفّ ‎(kaff)

NounEdit

keff ?

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

According to the Swedish Language Council, a recent loan word from Arabic كف ‎(good; pleasant; fun). The transfer to Swedish meant that the word came to have the opposite meaning.[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

keff (comparative keffare, superlative keffast)

  1. (slang) Bad, undesirable, odd.
    Din musiksmak är keff.
    "You taste in music is bad."

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of keff
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular keff keffare keffast
Neuter singular kefft keffare keffast
Plural keffa keffare keffast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 keffe keffare keffaste
All keffa keffare keffaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.
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