[kaf-uh-ree, kuh-feer-ee] /ˈkæf ə ri, kəˈfɪər i/
an Indo-Iranian language, or small group of languages, of Nuristan, closely related to but not a part of the Indic subbranch.
[kah-fi-ri-stahn, kaf-er-uh-stan] /ˌkɑ fɪ rɪˈstɑn, ˌkæf ər əˈstæn/ noun 1. former name of . /ˌkæfɪrɪˈstɑːn/ noun 1. the former name of Nuristan
[kahf-kah, -kuh] /ˈkɑf kɑ, -kə/ noun 1. Franz [frahnts] /frɑnts/ (Show IPA), 1883–1924, Austrian novelist and short-story writer, born in Prague. /ˈkæfkə; Czech ˈkafka/ noun 1. Franz (frants). 1883–1924, Czech novelist writing in German. In his two main novels The Trial (1925) and The Castle (1926), published posthumously against his wishes, he portrays man’s fear, […]
noun Useless talk; babble; bullshit: There has been a great deal of kafooster about emasculating the price-control act (1940s+)
[kahf-kuh-esk] /ˌkɑf kəˈɛsk/ adjective 1. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling the literary work of Franz Kafka: the Kafkaesque terror of the endless interrogations. 2. marked by a senseless, disorienting, often menacing complexity: Kafkaesque bureaucracies. adj. 1947, resembling situations from the writings of Franz Kafka (1883-1924), German-speaking Jewish novelist born in Prague, Austria-Hungary. The […]