kafa

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See also: káfa and kâfa

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kafā f (plural kafōfī, possessed form kafar̃)

  1. small hole, opening
  2. means of escape, loophole

Verb[edit]

kafā̀ (grade 1)

  1. to erect, to put up
  2. To stick something into
  3. to form, to establish
  4. to proclaim, to issue a law

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷabʰ-. Cognate with Ancient Greek βάπτω (báptō).

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kafa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative kafaði, supine kafað)

  1. to dive, to go so deep underwater that one can't be seen
    Hann kafaði 20 metra undir yfirborðið.
    He dived 20 meters under the surface.

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish قهوه (kahve), from Arabic قَهْوَة (qahwa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kǎfa/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧fa

Noun[edit]

kàfa f (Cyrillic spelling ка̀фа)

  1. coffee

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish [Term?], from Arabic قَفَاء (qafāʾ).

Noun[edit]

kafa (definite accusative kafayı, plural kafalar)

  1. head

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative kafa
Definite accusative kafayı
Singular Plural
Nominative kafa kafalar
Definite accusative kafayı kafaları
Dative kafaya kafalara
Locative kafada kafalarda
Ablative kafadan kafalardan
Genitive kafanın kafaların