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Etymology 1Edit

Unknown, perhaps also from Spanish rifa (lottery; strife), in its alternate sense of strife. Various Germanic derivations from Proto-Germanic *ruppōną (rip, tear) have been suggested, but this is unlikely.

NounEdit

riffa f (plural riffe)

  1. violence, bullying
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Spanish rifa (lottery; strife).

NounEdit

riffa f (plural riffe)

  1. raffle (lottery)