قهوة

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See also: قهوه and قہوہ

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

  • Sources differ as to whether this term originally also meant ‘wine’.
  • Some sources trace the term back to the name of the region in Ethiopia, Kaffa, where coffee was first grown. The place name is from Omotic.

Noun[edit]

قَهْوَة (qahwaf (plural قَهَوَات (qahawāt) or قَهَاوِي (qahāwī))

  1. coffee (the drink)
  2. coffee shop, café (colloquial use)

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