Coffee Word – How it is Spoken Around the World

by Brew Ready

Did you ever wonder how the coffee word or better how the word coffee is written and spoken in Germany, France, Italy or any other country in the world?

If you have or if you just want to get some coffee facts, then the following article is for you.

Once upon a time in the province of Kaffa, today known as Ethiopia, a young shepherd found sheep dancing with abandoned glee near a shiny, dark-leafed scrub that caused the sheep to eccentric behaviour. He did follow their lead and tried the berries by himself. What did they find? Yes, you are right. They found COFFEE!

This discovery placed him next to other famous scientists and researchers – Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, etc. The rest is history.

Did you ever wonder how others write or say coffee? Below is the chart where you can find your answer.

coffee world

“Coffee” in other languages

CountryCoffee
CambodiaGafe
ChinaKafei
China/Hong KongKia-fey
Czech and SlovakiaKava
DenmarkKaffe
EgyptMasbout
IsraelKave
FinlandKahvi
FranceCafe
GermanyKaffee
GreeceKafes
HawaiiKope
HungaryKave
IndiaCoffee
IndonesiaKope
IranGehve
IraqQahwa
IsraelKavah, Kaffee
ItalyCaffe
JapanKoohii
JordanQahwa
LaosKafe
LebanonQahwa
MalaysiaKawa, Koppi
MexicoCafe
NetherlandsKoffie
NorwayKaffe
PhilippinesKape
PolandKawa
PortugalCafe
RussiaKofe
South AfricaKoffie
SpainCafe
Spain-basque countryKaffia
SwahiliKahawa
SyriaQahwa
ThailandKafe
TurkeyKahve

How do you say Coffee in Your language?

Whether you’re a coffee lover from Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, India, Brazil, Kenya, Thailand or the US, there’s no denying that this beloved beverage is part of our everyday lives. So the next time you order your favourite cup of coffee at your local cafe or brew a pot in your own kitchen, take a moment to appreciate its rich history and how it’s enjoyed around the world!

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