buffel

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See also: büffel and Büffel

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch buffel (buffalo).

Noun[edit]

buffel (plural buffels)

  1. Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer)

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch buffel, from Old French buffle, from Italian bufalo (archaic buffalo, from Latin bubalus, from Ancient Greek βούβαλος (boúbalos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʏ.fəl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: buf‧fel
  • Rhymes: -ʏfəl

Noun[edit]

buffel m (plural buffels, diminutive buffeltje n)

  1. A buffalo, one of some mammals of the subfamily Bovinae, especially of the genus Bubalus or Syncerus caffer.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: buffel