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  • Coffee in Bashkir, Kazakh and Kyrgyz. Source: . Reminds me of kofeiini which is Finnish and means caffeine.

    March 8, 2009

  • In low-colloquial Slovene, this means "coffee." It almost certainly comes from the German Kaffee by way of the Carinthian dialect, where /a/ tends to be pronounced more or less /o/.

    March 7, 2009

  • I don't know where you're getting these, but cross-check it: kahve is the Turkish for "coffee".

    March 7, 2009

  • These words of mine for coffee are found from The Net, but I knew there are people here who are more than willing to correct them, if they are not quite right. Thank you.

    March 7, 2009