barista

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See also: barışta and Barista

English[edit]

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a barista preparing coffee

Etymology[edit]

Loanword from Italian barista ‎(bartender), cognate to bar + -ist ‎(person), literally “bar person”; compare barman.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

barista ‎(plural baristas)

  1. A person who serves behind the counter in a coffee shop.

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Barista, in Italian, is of common gender. For English speakers cursorily familiar with Italian grammar, it may appear feminine on first encounter, as evidenced by the existence of the hypercorrect derivation baristo, intended as its masculine counterpart.

Derived terms[edit]

  • baristo (hypercorrect masculine form)

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

barista

  1. barista

Declension[edit]

Inflection of barista (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative barista baristat
genitive baristan baristojen
partitive baristaa baristoja
illative baristaan baristoihin
singular plural
nominative barista baristat
accusative nom.? barista baristat
gen. baristan
genitive baristan baristojen
baristainrare
partitive baristaa baristoja
inessive baristassa baristoissa
elative baristasta baristoista
illative baristaan baristoihin
adessive baristalla baristoilla
ablative baristalta baristoilta
allative baristalleˣ baristoilleˣ
essive baristana baristoina
translative baristaksi baristoiksi
instructive baristoin
abessive baristatta baristoitta
comitative baristoineen

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bar +‎ -ista

Noun[edit]

barista m ‎(plural baristi) barista f ‎(plural bariste)

  1. barman (male), barmaid (female), bartender (North American), barista

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