kaffir

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Kaffir

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic كَفَّار ‎(kaffār, infidel) or كَافِر ‎(kāfir, unbeliever), both from كَفَرَ ‎(kafara, to cover, to hide).

Noun[edit]

kaffir ‎(plural kaffirs)

  1. (South Africa, pejorative, offensive, ethnic slur) A black person.

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:kaffir.

Translations[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]