Kaffir

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic كفار (kaffār, infidel) or كافر (kāfir, unbeliever), both from كفر (káfara, to cover, to hide).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kaffir

  1. (obsolete) A blanket term for various native peoples of southern Africa.
  2. (South Africa, offensive) A black person.
  3. A non-believer.

See also[edit]

South Africa Kaffir people