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sofa Explained

sofa at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['səufə]

sofa at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1625, from Ar. suffah "bench." ///

sofa at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] [Date: 1600-1700; Language: Arabic; Origin: suffah 'long seat']// a comfortable seat with raised arms and a back, that is wide enough for two or three people to sit on// couch// British Equivalent: settee//

SOFA at English => English (acronym) Of Explained:

Status Of Forces Agreement

sofa at Afrikaans => English Of Explained:

a Li

sofa at Danish => English Of Explained:

e, n

sofa at Danish => English Of Explained:

sofa

sofa at German => English Of Explained:

davenport, settee, sofa

sofa at German => English Of Explained:

settee

sofa

sofa at French => English Of Explained:

sofa

sofa at German => English Of Explained:

davenport, settee, sofa

sofà at Italian => English Of Explained:

couch, sofa

sofa at Japanese => English Of Explained:

sofa

sofa at Norwegian => English Of Explained:

couch, sofa

sofá at Spanish => English Of Explained:

davenport, sofa

sofa at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

24 Moby Thesaurus words for "sofa":
bed, bedstead, bunk, chesterfield, couch, davenport, day bed,
divan, doss, gurney, kip, litter, lounge, love seat, ottoman,
settee, settle, spoonholder, squab, stretcher, studio couch,
tete-a-tete, the hay, the sack

sofa at Afrikaans => English Of Explained:

sofa

sofa at Croatian => English Of Explained:


sofa

sofa at Danish => English Of Explained:

bench
couch, divan
sofa

Sofa at German => English Of Explained:

Sofa [zoːfaː]nsn
davenport, settee, sofa

sofa at Dutch => English Of Explained:

sofa [sofa]
sofa

sofá at Portuguese => English Of Explained:

couch, sofa
sofa

sofa at Swedish => English Of Explained:

sofa

sofa at Polish => English Of Explained:

SOFA
SETTEE

SOFA
SOFA

sofa at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
a long comfortable seat with a back and arms, for two or more people to sit on
SYN SETTEE, COUCH

Sofa at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Sofa \So"fa\, n.; pl. {Sofas}. [Ar. soffah, from saffa to
dispose in order: cf. F. sofa, It. sof[`a].]
A long seat, usually with a cushioned bottom, back, and ends;
-- much used as a comfortable piece of furniture.

Let fall the curtains, wheel the sofa round. --Cowper.

{Sofa bed}, a sofa so contrived that it may be extended to
form a bed; -- called also {sofa bedstead}.

sofa at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

sofa
n : an upholstered seat for more than one person [syn: {couch},
{lounge}]

sofa at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Sofa|sofá|sofà|sófa

English

Category: Image - :Edouard Manet 042.jpg|thumb|right|A woman on a sofa.
Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

Derived from Inter: etyl » ar Inter: term » صفة|tr=súffa||sofa, long seat made of stone or brick|sc=Arab|lang=ar, from Inter: etyl » arc Inter: term » צפא|tr=ṣipā’||mat|sc=Hebr|lang=arc. The word may have entered European languages via Turkish or through the Moorish occupation of Spain.

Pronunciation

* Inter: enPR » sō'fə, Inter: IPA » /ˈsəʊfə/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"s@Uf@/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-sofa.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » əʊfə

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n


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

    Synonyms

    * couch
  • divan
  • settee

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » upholstered seat
  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|أريكة|f|tr=arīka|sc=Arab
  • : Egyptian Arabic: Inter: tø » arz|كنبة|f|tr=kánaba|sc=Arab
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|բազմոց|tr=bazmoc’
  • Azeri: Inter: t- » az|divan
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|диван|n|tr=divan
  • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|sofà|m
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|沙發|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|沙发|tr=shāfā|sc=Hani
  • : Min Nan: Inter: t+ » nan|膨椅|tr=phòng-í|sc=Hans
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|pohovka|f, Inter: t- » cs|gauč|m
  • Danish: Inter: t+ » da|sofa
  • Dutch: bank {{f}} {{m}} in Holland, zetel {{m}}, sofa {{m}}
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|kanapo, Inter: t- » eo|sofo
  • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|sohva
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|sohva
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|canapé|m
  • Galician: sofá {{m}}
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Sofa|n
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|καναπές|m|tr=kanapés
  • Hebrew: Inter: t+ » he|ספה|f|tr=sappah|sc=Hebr
  • Hindi: Inter: t- » hi|सोफ़ा|m|tr=sofā|sc=Deva
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|dívány

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Icelandic: Inter: t+ » is|sófi|m
    • Interlingua: Inter: t- » ia|sofa
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|divano|m, Inter: t+ » it|sofà|m
    • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|ソファー|tr=sofā|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|長椅子|tr=ながいす, naga-isu|sc=Jpan
    • Jèrriais: Inter: tø » roa-jer|jontchéthe|f
    • Korean: Inter: t+ » ko|소파|tr=sopa|sc=Kore
    • Kurdish: Inter: t+ » ku|qenepe
    • Northern Sami: suffá
    • Norwegian: Inter: t+ » no|sofa
    • Persian: Inter: t+ » fa|نیمکت|tr=nimkat|sc=fa-Arab
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|kanapa|f
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|sofá|m
    • Romanian: canapea {{f}}, canapele Inter: f » p
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|софа|f|tr=sofá, Inter: t+ » ru|диван|m|tr=diván
    • Scottish Gaelic: langasaid {{f}}, suaineachan {{m}}, sunnag {{f}}
    • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|ležaj|m
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|sofá|m
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|soffa|c
    • Thai: Inter: t- » th|โซฟา|tr=soh-faa|sc=Thai
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|kanepe
    • Urdu: Inter: t- » ur|صوفہ|m|tr=sofā|sc=ur-Arab
    • Vietnamese: Inter: t- » vi|ghế xô-fa


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * love seat

    Anagrams

    * as of
  • oafs

  • Category: Category:en:Furniture -

    Danish

    Inter: wikipedia » lang=da

    Noun

    Inter: da-noun » en|er
  • sofa, couch, divan, settee

    Inflection

    Inter: da-noun-infl » en|er

  • French

    Category: Image - :Edouard Manet 042.jpg|thumb|sofa

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » en|fr Inter: term » sofa|lang=en

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /so.fa/|lang=fr
    • Inter: rhymes » a|lang=fr
    • Inter: homophones » sofas|lang=fr

      Noun

      Inter: fr-noun » m


  • couch; Inter: l » en|sofa

    Synonyms

    * Inter: sense » couch canapé

  • Guernésiais

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » en|roa-grn Inter: term » sofa|lang=en.

    Noun

    Inter: roa-grn-noun » m
  • sofa

  • Icelandic

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » non|is Inter: term » sofa|lang=non, from Inter: etyl » gem-pro|is Inter: recons » swefanan|lang=gem-pro.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /ˈsɔːva/|lang=is
    • Inter: rhymes » ɔːva|lang=is

      Verb

      Inter: is-verb-strong » svaf|sváfum|sofið


  • Inter: intransitiv » e to sleep
    1. : Ekki vekja hana, hún er sofandi.
    2. :: Don't wake her up, she's sleeping.

      Derived terms

      * fara að sofa (to go to bed)

  • sofa hjá (to sleep with, to have sex with)
  • sofa yfir sig (to oversleep)
  • sofa laust (to sleep lightly)
  • sofandi (sleeping)

    Related terms

    * sofna
  • syfja

  • Category: Category:Icelandic intransitive verbs -

    Interlingua

    Noun

    Inter: ia-noun » s
  • (item of furniture) sofa

  • Category: Category:ia:Furniture -

    Norwegian

    Noun

    Inter: head » no|noun|m||Bokmål and Nynorsk
  • sofa, couch

    Inflection

    Inter: no-noun-infl » nb-class=m1|nn-class2=m1|stem=sofa

  • Serbo-Croatian

    Noun

    Inter: sh-noun » g=f|head=sòfa|r|софа|со̀фа
  • Inter: qualifier » Serbia sofa

    Declension

    Inter: sh-decl-noun »

  • |sofa|sofe
    |sofe|sofa
    |sofi|sofama
    |sofu|sofe
    |sofo|sofe
    |sofi|sofama
    |sofom|sofama

    Translation: az » sofa
    Category: zh-min-nan:sofa -
    Translation: cs » sofa
    Translation: da » sofa
    Translation: de » sofa
    Translation: et » sofa
    Translation: el » sofa
    Translation: es » sofa
    Translation: eo » sofa
    Translation: eu » sofa
    Translation: fr » sofa
    Translation: gl » sofa
    Translation: ko » sofa
    Translation: io » sofa
    Translation: id » sofa
    Translation: is » sofa
    Translation: it » sofa
    Translation: kn » sofa
    Translation: ku » sofa
    Translation: lt » sofa
    Translation: li » sofa
    Translation: hu » sofa
    Translation: mg » sofa
    Translation: ml » sofa
    Translation: my » sofa
    Translation: nl » sofa
    Translation: ja » sofa
    Translation: no » sofa
    Translation: oc » sofa
    Translation: pl » sofa
    Translation: pt » sofa
    Translation: ru » sofa
    Translation: fi » sofa
    Translation: sv » sofa
    Translation: ta » sofa
    Translation: te » sofa
    Translation: tr » sofa
    Translation: vi » sofa
    Translation: zh » sofa

    Sofa at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » sofa|sófa

    German

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » fr|de Inter: term » sofa|lang=fr and Inter: etyl » it|de Inter: term » sofa|lang=it.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /ˈzoːfa/|lang=de
  • Inter: audio » De-Sofa.ogg|audio

    Noun

    Inter: de-noun » n||Sofas

  • sofa

    Declension

    Inter: de-noun-n » s|s

    Synonyms

    * Inter: l » de|Couch

  • Translation: de » Sofa
    Translation: et » Sofa
    Translation: eu » Sofa
    Translation: fr » Sofa
    Translation: ko » Sofa
    Translation: io » Sofa
    Translation: id » Sofa
    Translation: lt » Sofa
    Translation: hu » Sofa
    Translation: ja » Sofa
    Translation: no » Sofa
    Translation: pl » Sofa
    Translation: pt » Sofa
    Translation: ru » Sofa
    Translation: fi » Sofa
    Translation: sv » Sofa
    Translation: tl » Sofa
    Translation: tr » Sofa
    Translation: zh » Sofa

    sofá at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » sofa

    Portuguese

    Noun

    Inter: pt-noun » m
  • sofa

  • Spanish

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » fr|es Inter: term » sofa|lang=fr, from Inter: etyl » ar|es Inter: Arab » صفة (súffa). More at Inter: term » sofa.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /soˈfa/|lang=es

    Noun

    Inter: es-noun » m|pl=sofás
  • sofa

    Derived terms

    * Inter: l » es|sofá cama

    Anagrams

    * Inter: l » es|fosa
    • Inter: l » es|Safo


    Category: Category:Spanish nouns with irregular gender -
    Category: Category:es:Furniture -
    Translation: es » sofá
    Translation: eu » sofá
    Translation: fr » sofá
    Translation: ko » sofá
    Translation: io » sofá
    Translation: id » sofá
    Translation: lt » sofá
    Translation: hu » sofá
    Translation: mg » sofá
    Translation: nl » sofá
    Translation: no » sofá
    Translation: pl » sofá
    Translation: pt » sofá
    Translation: fi » sofá
    Translation: ta » sofá
    Translation: th » sofá
    Translation: zh » sofá

  • sofà at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » sofa|Sofa|sofá

    Catalan

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: rhymes » a|lang=ca

    Noun

    Inter: ca-noun » m|sort=sofa
  • sofa

  • Italian

    Noun

    Inter: head » it|noun Inter: m » inv
  • sofa

  • Category: Category:Italian nouns with irregular gender -
    Category: Category:it:Furniture -
    Translation: ca » sofà
    Translation: el » sofà
    Translation: eu » sofà
    Translation: gl » sofà
    Translation: io » sofà
    Translation: it » sofà
    Translation: lt » sofà
    Translation: sv » sofà
    Translation: tl » sofà
    Translation: zh » sofà