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Meaning of "jafa" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD JAFA

From j( ust) a( nother) f( ucking) A( ucklander).
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PRONUNCIATION OF JAFA

jafa  [ˈdʒæfə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JAFA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Jafa is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES JAFA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Jafa

Jafa is a slang term for a resident of Auckland, New Zealand. It is the acronym for Just Another Fucking Aucklander. This prejudice against Aucklanders started to appear within the last four decades, and is considered to be representative of the boorishness of Aucklanders, or the envy of the rest of New Zealand, depending on the perspective. The term is also misspelled as Jaffa, a chocolate confection from Dunedin, and is often used in sentences which render the original term useless in the grammatical sense. The term has wider currency than the earlier derogatory term "Rangitoto Yank" A variant is Jaffa for Just Another Fuckwit From Auckland.

Definition of jafa in the English dictionary

The definition of jafa in the dictionary is an offensive name for a person from Auckland.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH JAFA


chaffer
ˈtʃæfə
flaffer
ˈflæfə
gaffer
ˈɡæfə
Jaffa
ˈdʒæfə
Kaffir
ˈkæfə
Kafir
ˈkæfə
piaffer
pɪˈæfə
sclaffer
ˈsklæfə
Shaffer
ˈʃæfə
Staffa
ˈstæfə
zaffer
ˈzæfə
zaffre
ˈzæfə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JAFA

jadeite
jadelike
jadery
jadish
jadishly
jadishness
jaditic
Jadotville
jaeger
Jael
Jafaican
Jafaikan
Jaffa
Jaffna
jag
jaga
Jagannath
Jagannatha
jager
jagg

WORDS THAT END LIKE JAFA

Alfa
alfalfa
buffa
chufa
fa
ffa
Haifa
loofa
luffa
nakfa
Nuku´alofa
Offa
opera buffa
pfa
sofa
sol-fa
Tel Aviv-Jaffa
tufa
Ufa
Urfa

Synonyms and antonyms of jafa in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «jafa» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF JAFA

Find out the translation of jafa to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of jafa from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «jafa» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

jafa
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

jafa
570 millions of speakers

English

jafa
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Jafa
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يافا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Jafa
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

jafa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

jafa
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

jafa
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jafa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

jafa
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

JAFA
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

jafa
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jafa
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

JAFA
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

jafa
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Jafa
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

jafa
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Jafa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Jafa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Jafa
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Jafa
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Jafa
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

jafa
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Jafa
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

jafa
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of jafa

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JAFA»

The term «jafa» is normally little used and occupies the 111.327 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «JAFA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «jafa» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «jafa» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about jafa

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JAFA»

Discover the use of jafa in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to jafa and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Bitter Freedom: Memoirs of a Holocaust Survivor
Jafa Wallet's "Bitter Freedom," which I first read as an untitled manuscript in the late 1970's, is one of the most compelling first-person accounts by a Holocaust survivor that I have ever encountered.
Jafa Wallach, 2006
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Hira
Children's Story Book for 3 to 5 year olds
Manorama Jafa, 2009
3
Performing Heritage: Art of Exhibit Walks
The book argues that heritage walks are necessarily creative and academically invested, and can be an effective medium for rethinking the disciplines of history, sociology and conservation and the challenges they face in contemporary post ...
Navina Jafa, 2012
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Soil Survey
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‎1998
5
Uncertain identities: craftwork, women, and patriarchy in a ...
Exploring The Theme Of Some Based Work In Conservative Rural Societies This Book Focuses Upon Muslim Women In The Troubled Faizabad-Ayodhya Region Of Eastern Uttar Pradesh.
Sayantani Jafa, 2003
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Argumentation and Debate
jAFA 20 (Spring 1984): 183—193. . “On Argument Evaluation.”jAFA 21 (\X/inter 1985): 123—132. —. “A Defense of Rational Argument.” Philosophy and Rhetoric 28(4) (1995): 350—364. Smith, Mark. “To Disclose or Not to Disclose.” CEDA ...
Austin Freeley, David Steinberg, 2013
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Indira Priyadarshini
Biography of a former prime minister of India; intended for children.
Manorama Jafa, 1988
8
Jafa: Auckland, Acronym and Initialism, Prejudice, ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jafa is a slang term for a resident of Auckland, New Zealand.
Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, John McBrewster, 2010
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The Parrot and the Mynah (English)
Beautiful illustrations by Reboti Bhushan bring each scene of the story to life. Some highlights of the book are: Full-colour illustrations by famous children's books illustrator Reboti Bhushan Reading for beginners
Manorama Jafa, 2013
10
Crossroads Modernism: Descent and Emergence in ...
The meanings conjured by Dash's diasporic modernist film classic are largely the product of how Arthur Jafa's cinematography accompanies the asymmetrical modernist rhythms of the script and musical score. The dialogic style of Jafa's visual ...
Edward Michael Pavlić, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JAFA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term jafa is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Wellington: A capital anniversary
As a fifth-generation Jafa I've always had mixed views about the capital being in Wellington. On the one hand, having lived in both cities, ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
2
JAFA announces squad for worlds
Defensive lineman Yasuo Wakisaka made Japan's national team for the fifth consecutive time as the Japan American Football Association ... «The Japan Times, Jun 15»
3
Yoga Guru Must Be Deposed In Ex-Atty's Rape Coverup Suit
Minakashi Jafa-Bodden alleges that Choudhury hired her as legal adviser to Bikram Yoga College of India LP, where she saw him repeatedly ... «Law360, May 15»
4
The 6 Biggest Yoga Scandals, From Bikram Choundry To Lululemon
... accusers are women who were studying with him to become Bikram instructors, however, his own attorney, Minakshi Jafa-Bodden, filed a suit ... «Bustle, Apr 15»
5
New Voices in Black Cinema Festival: Arthur Jafa Explores …
The latest film from acclaimed cinematographer Arthur Jafa ("Daughters of the Dust," "Crooklyn") is a profound rumination on a single question: ... «Indie Wire, Mar 15»
6
Movie Listings for March 27-April 2
... Arthur Jafa asks the likes of Kara Walker and Flying Lotus what it means to be black in America today in “Dreams Are Colder Than Death. «New York Times, Mar 15»
7
New Black Voices Jolts the Big Screen with Black Life
"In the city, black people are producing modern forms of life," says influential scholar and historian Saidiya Hartman in Arthur Jafa's brilliant ... «Village Voice, Mar 15»
8
Americans interrogated Indian PoWs in Pakistani jails in 1971
In the chapter seven of his 241-page book titled "Death Wasn't Painful", Wing Commander Jafa writes that a well-known American flyer and test ... «Andhra Wishesh, Mar 15»
9
Karlee Richards steals the show at JAFA
Each year students of Josef's School of Hair Design deliver hair, makeup and costumes you've never seen before. The big show for the ... «KVRR, Feb 15»
10
Aucklanders hire cars of Jafa dreams
A survey of 467 people who have hired cars in the past 12 months found 21 per cent of those polled in Auckland admitted always picking those ... «New Zealand Herald, Feb 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Jafa [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/jafa>. Jul 2020 ».
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