bif

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From biograf.

Noun[edit]

bif

  1. (informal, mostly in the definite singular) cinema
    • 2010, Bjarne Reuter, [Fem], Gyldendal A/S →ISBN
      Og jeg elsker de store biffer i København.
    • 1988, Kosmorama
      Og hvis filmen så ovenikøbet har været vist på TV, inden den når de mindre biffer, ja så er der ikke mange lire tilbage ...
    • 2016, Thorkild Hansen, De søde piger: Dagbog 1943-47, Gyldendal A/S →ISBN
      I kiosken købte jeg „Aftenberlingeren“, for at vi kunne se, hvad der gik i bifferne.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of bifton, biffeton (banknote), from biffe (wad).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bif m (uncountable)

  1. (slang) money, gwop, moola
    • 2016, Mario Dias (lyrics), “Pression”, performed by Ceelo Squad:
      Faire du bif ouais c’est ma deuxième religion
      Making moola, yeah, it's my second religion
    • 2017, Elh Kmer (lyrics), “Homicide”, in Indépendant:
      Mi amor compte mon bif, si t’es ma Tata je serais ton Pablo
      My love counts my moola, if you're my Tata I'll be your Pablo

Krio[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English beef. The polysemy is common in West Africa; compare Yoruba ẹran.

Noun[edit]

bif

  1. meat
  2. animal
    Synonym: anima

Kriol[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English beef.

Noun[edit]

bif

  1. (eastern dialects) meat (sometimes including eggs)
    Synonym: mit (western dialects)