Alfurese

1 of 2

noun

Al·​fu·​rese
¦al-f(y)ə-¦rēz,
-¦rēs
: the language of the Alfuros especially those of Sulawesi

Alfurese

2 of 2

adjective

Al·​fu·​rese
¦al-f(y)ə-¦rēz,
-¦rēs
: of or belonging to an Alfur people

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Word History

Etymology

Noun

Alfur + -ese

First Known Use

Noun

1897, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alfurese was in 1878

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“Alfurese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alfurese. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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