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Meaning of "Jaffa" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF JAFFA

Jaffa  [ˈdʒæfə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JAFFA

noun
adjective
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adverb
pronoun
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conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Jaffa 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 JAFFA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Jaffa

Jaffa

Jaffa; Hebrew: יָפוֹ, Yāfō ; Arabic: يَافَا‎; also called Japho, Joppa is the southern, oldest part of Tel Aviv-Jaffa, an ancient port city in Israel. Jaffa is famous for its association with the biblical stories of Solomon, Jonah, and Saint Peter.

Definition of Jaffa in the English dictionary

The definition of Jaffa in the dictionary is a port in W Israel, on the Mediterranean: incorporated into Tel Aviv in 1950; an old Canaanite city Biblical name: Joppa Hebrew name: Yafo. Other definition of Jaffa is a large variety of orange, having a thick skin.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH JAFFA


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

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JAFFA

Jadotville
jaeger
Jael
jafa
Jafaican
Jafaikan
Jaffna
jag
jaga
Jagannath
Jagannatha
jager
jagg
Jagganath
jaggary
jagged
jaggedly
jaggedness
Jagger

WORDS THAT END LIKE JAFFA

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 Jaffa in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Jaffa» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF JAFFA

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

Translator English - Chinese

雅法
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Jaffa
570 millions of speakers

English

Jaffa
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जफा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يافا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Яффо
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Jaffa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জাফা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Jaffa
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jaffa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Jaffa
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ヤツファ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

자파
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jaffa
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Jaffa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

யோப்பா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जाफा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yafa
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Jaffa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Jaffa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Яффо
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Jaffa
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Jaffa
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Jaffa
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Jaffa
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Jaffa
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Jaffa

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JAFFA»

The term «Jaffa» is quite widely used and occupies the 42.294 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «JAFFA» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JAFFA»

Discover the use of Jaffa in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Jaffa and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Overthrowing Geography: Jaffa, Tel Aviv, and the Struggle ...
This landmark book offers a truly integrated perspective for understanding the formation of Jewish and Palestinian Arab identities and relations in Palestine before 1948.
Mark LeVine, 2005
2
From Sofia to Jaffa: The Jews of Bulgaria and Israel
Within two years of the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, an astounding 45,000 of Bulgaria’s 50,000 Jews left voluntarily for Israel.
Guy H. Haskell, 1994
3
Crisis of the Strauss Divided: Essays on Leo Strauss and ...
That, I am well aware, is a judgment I share with very few, if any.” So writes Harry V. Jaffa in his epilogue to this volume.
Harry V. Jaffa, 2012
4
Crisis of the House Divided: An Interpretation of the Issues ...
Crisis of the House Divided is the standard historiography of the Lincoln-Douglas debates.
Harry V. Jaffa, 2012
5
Original Intent and the Framers of the Constitution: A ...
A unique contribution to the debate over the original intentions of the Framers of the U.S. Constitutions.
Harry V. Jaffa, 1994
6
Man and Mason-Rudyard Kipling
This book looks at the life of both the young Kipling and the old one and shows how, at two major stages of his life he turned to Freemasonry, not only for dramatic impact, but also as a source of spiritual comfort after the horrors of the ...
Richard Jaffa, 2011
7
City of Oranges: Arabs and Jews in Jaffa
Through the stories of six families - three Arab and three Jewish - City of Oranges illuminates the underlying complexity of modern Israel
Adam LeBor, 2007
8
City of Oranges: An Intimate History of Arabs and Jews in Jaffa
Through intimate personal interviews and generations-old memoirs, letters, and diaries, Adam LeBor gives us a crucial look at the human lives behind the headlines—and a vivid narrative of cataclysmic change.
Adam LeBor, 2011
9
A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of ...
This book represents the culmination of over a half a century of study and reflection by Jaffa, and continues his piercing examination of the political thought of Abraham Lincoln.
Harry V. Jaffa, 2004
10
Cities of the Middle East and North Africa: A Historical ...
Jaffa twice and perpetrating tremendous slaughter (ca. AD 68).After AD 70,the city was rebuilt, settled with non-Jews, and renamed Flavia Ioppa.The town's value as a port declined in favor of Caesarea, although it continued as a mint and  ...
Michael Dumper, Bruce E. Stanley, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JAFFA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Jaffa is used in the context of the following news items.
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Israel's minister of culture cracks down on TV station for Palestinians …
Regev also hit the headlines last month when she threatened to scratch promised funding for the Elmina children's theatre in Jaffa, near Tel ... «Middle East Eye, Jul 15»
2
All the way from Tristan da Cunha - Isle of Man Today
'I love takeaways, Jaffa Cakes, Hula Hoops and Branston pickle.' 'The Isle of Man is a lovely place,' she continues. 'It's a lot like Tristan in many ... «Isle of Man Today, Jul 15»
3
Hemp ice cream on the menu at Ilfracombe parlour | North Devon …
It follows on from the success of their chocolate bar flavoured ice creams, which take inspiration from Snickers, Bounty and Jaffa Cakes. «North Devon Journal, Jul 15»
4
Ramadan is over, the Muslims are coming | +972 Magazine
Israeli and Palestinian activists play in the water with Palestinian kids from the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, at the beach in Jaffa during the ... «+972 Magazine, Jul 15»
5
M&S food boss Steve Rowe to take over women's clothing …
Other highlights included a splitting Scotch egg, icing sugar dusting across a profiterole and M&S's incredibly popular jaffa sphere chocolate ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
6
Shimon Peres: If economists are so good, how did they let the …
It's fun to interview former President Shimon Peres. Even the location for the interview – the Peres Center for Peace in Jaffa – gives you a taste ... «Haaretz, Jul 15»
7
15,000 gather for Jaffa race | Otago Daily Times Online News …
Thousands of Jaffas tumble down the world's steepest street during Dunedin's annual Jaffa race. Photo by Gerard O'Brien ... «Otago Daily Times, Jul 15»
8
Teaching Tolerance: Five Israeli Schools Unite Jews and Palestinians
On first glance, this could be any other kindergarten in the city of Jaffa, where over a third of the population are Palestinians. But unlike most ... «International Middle East Media Center, Jul 15»
9
Grapevine: Resilient Regev
Deek was born in Jaffa, where his family has lived for more than 400 years. A graduate of IDC Herzliya, he has an LLB in law and a BA in ... «Jerusalem Post Israel News, Jul 15»
10
Yossi Atia to bring Jaffa Road terror tour work to big screen
Israeli performance artist and filmmaker Yossi Atia, who attracted international media attention in 2010 with his guided tours of terror attack sites ... «Screen International, Jul 15»

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