qafë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (compare Turkish kafa (head)), from Arabic قَفَاء (qafāʾ, head).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈcafə/, [t͡ɕaːf]

Noun[edit]

qafë f (indefinite plural qafa, definite singular qafa, definite plural qafat)

  1. (anatomy) neck; nape of the neck

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel, Albanian Etymological Dictionary (Leiden: Brill, 1998), 353.