sofa

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See also: Sofa, sofá, sofà, and sófa

English[edit]

A woman on a sofa.
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic صُفَّة ‎(ṣuffa, sofa, long seat made of stone or brick), from Aramaic צפא ‎(ṣipā’, mat). The word may have entered European languages via Turkish or through the Moorish occupation of Spain.

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Noun[edit]

sofa ‎(plural sofas)

  1. An upholstered seat, typically having sides and back, long enough to accommodate two or more people.

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Danish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

sofa c (singular definite sofaen, plural indefinite sofaer)

  1. sofa, couch, divan, settee

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French[edit]

sofa

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English sofa.

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Noun[edit]

sofa m ‎(plural sofas)

  1. couch; sofa

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sofa, from Proto-Germanic *swefaną.

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Verb[edit]

sofa ‎(strong verb, third-person singular past indicative svaf, third-person plural past indicative sváfum, supine sofið)

  1. (intransitive) to sleep
    Ekki vekja hana, hún er sofandi.
    Don't wake her up, she's sleeping.

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

sofa ‎(plural sofas)

  1. (item of furniture) sofa

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English sofa.

Noun[edit]

sofa m ‎(plural sofas)

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) sofa

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

sofa m ‎(definite singular sofaen, indefinite plural sofaer, definite plural sofaene)

  1. sofa, couch

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

sofa m ‎(definite singular sofaen, indefinite plural sofaer or sofaar, definite plural sofaene or sofaane)

  1. a sofa or couch

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

sòfa f (Cyrillic spelling со̀фа)

  1. (Serbia) sofa

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