zuffa

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Lombardic zoph. Compare German Zoff.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡suf.fa/, [ˈt̪͡s̪uffä]
  • IPA(key): /ˈd͡zuf.fa/, [ˈd̪͡z̪uffä]
  • Hyphenation: zùf‧fa

Noun[edit]

zuffa f (plural zuffe)

  1. a short but intense fight, a scuffle
  2. a brawl
  3. (figuratively, rare) (heated) argument

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • zuffa in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana