Chef

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See also: chef, chèf, and chef-

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French chef. Compare English chief and Spanish jefe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃɛf]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Chef m (genitive Chefs, plural Chefs, female Chefin)

  1. boss, chief

Usage notes[edit]

Note that Chef is a false friend and does not mean "chef". The general word for "chef" is Koch unless you want to imply the person has some form of leadership in which case you would use Chefkoch or Küchenchef.

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Serbo-Croatian: ше̏ф/šȅf

Further reading[edit]

  • Chef in Duden online

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French chef.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Chef m (plural Cheffen, feminine Cheffin)

  1. boss, head, manager