kaffer

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See kaffir

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Noun[edit]

kaffer (plural kaffers)

  1. (offensive) A black person, notably a (Southern African) Bantu.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaffer c

  1. plural indefinite of kaffe

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Arabic كافر (kāfir, infidel)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaffer m (plural kaffers, diminutive kaffertje n)

  1. (originally) An infidel from the Muslim viewpoint
  2. (offensive) A black person, notably a (Southern African) Bantu.
  3. (abusive) A stupid person, numskull

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Arabic كافر (kāfir, infidel)

Noun[edit]

kaffer m (definite singular kafferen, indefinite plural kaffere, definite plural kafferne)

  1. An archaic name for an African Bantu
  2. (derogatory) Any black person

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References[edit]

  • kaffer” in The Ordnett Dictionary
  • “kaffer” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Vilamovian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gaffer.

Noun[edit]

kaffer m

  1. camphor