qafë

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkishقفا⁩ (compare Turkish kafa (head)), from Arabicقَفَاء(qafāʔ, head).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈcafə/, [ˈcɕaf(ə)]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. (anatomy) neck; nape of the neck

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir E. (1998), “qafë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden; Boston; Köln: Brill, →ISBN, page 353