safra

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See also: safrà

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

safra

  1. darn
    Synonym: sakra

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Further reading[edit]

  • safra in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • safra in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Maltese[edit]

Root
s-f-r
8 terms

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabicسَفْرَة(safra).

Noun[edit]

safra f (plural safriet)

  1. a trip, voyage abroad, an instance of such travel

Etymology 2[edit]

See the lemma.

Adjective[edit]

safra f

  1. feminine singular of isfar

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabicسَفَر(safar, journey, travel). Cognate with Spanish zafra (sugar cane harvest).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -afɾɐ
  • Hyphenation: sa‧fra

Noun[edit]

safra f (plural safras)

  1. harvest
  2. crop

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ottoman Turkishصافره⁩, from Byzantine Greek σαβούρα (saboúra).

Noun[edit]

safra (definite accusative safrayı, plural safralar)

  1. ballast

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ottoman Turkishصفرا(safra), from Arabicصَفْرَاء(ṣafrāʔ).

Adjective[edit]

safra

  1. (obsolete) yellow

Noun[edit]

safra (definite accusative safrayı, plural safralar)

  1. bile

References[edit]

  • Kahane, Henry R.; Kahane, Renée; Tietze, Andreas (1958) The Lingua Franca in the Levant: Turkish Nautical Terms of Italian and Greek Origin, Urbana: University of Illinois, § 837, page 561
  • Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–), “safra1”, in Nişanyan Sözlük
  • Avery, Robert et al., editors (2013) The Redhouse Dictionary Turkish/Ottoman English, 21st edition, Istanbul: Sev Yayıncılık, →ISBN