koffie

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch koffie, from Italian caffè, from Ottoman Turkish قهوه (kahve) (Turkish kahve), from Arabic قَهْوَة (qahwa, coffee).

Noun[edit]

koffie (plural koffies, diminutive koffietjie)

  1. coffee

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian caffè, from Ottoman Turkish قهوه (kahve), from Arabic قَهْوَة (qahwa, coffee).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔ.fi/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kof‧fie

Noun[edit]

koffie f, m (plural koffies, diminutive koffietje n)

  1. coffee

Usage notes[edit]

Masculine in Belgium and the southern Netherlands, historically feminine in the northern Netherlands.

Derived terms[edit]