AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch koffie, from Italian caffè, from Ottoman Turkish قهوه(kahve) (Turkish kahve), from Arabic قَهْوَة(qahwa, coffee).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

koffie (plural koffies, diminutive koffietje)

  1. coffee

DescendantsEdit

  • Xhosa: ikofu
  • Tswana: kôšwi

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian caffè, from Ottoman Turkish قهوه(kahve), from Arabic قَهْوَة(qahwa, coffee).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔ.fi/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kof‧fie

NounEdit

koffie f or m (plural koffies, diminutive koffietje n)

  1. coffee

Usage notesEdit

Masculine in Belgium and the southern Netherlands, historically feminine in the northern Netherlands.

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