Complete Definition of "golf"

wikipedia
see|Golf
English

Etymology
The word is first known in English from the 15th century from Sco.. Although the etymology is uncertain, the most likely origin is thought to be from the MD. colf, meaning "club". Note that the idea that "golf" is an acronym from "gentlemen only, ladies forbidden" is false - this is a folk etymology.

Pronunciation
rhymes|Élf

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. sports A ball game played by individuals competing against one another in which the object is to hit a ball into each of a series of (usually 18 or nine) holes in the minimum number of strokes.
  2. The letter G in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

Translations
trans-top|ball game
Afrikaans: gholf
Arabic: ARchar|جÙÙÙ
Bosnian: golf
Catalan: golf
Chinese: zh-ts|é«ç¾å¤«ç|é«å°å¤«ç (gÄoÄrfÅ«qiú)
Czech: golf
Danish: golf
Dutch: golf
Esperanto: golfo
Estonian: golf
Finnish: golf#Finnish|golf
French: golf m
German: Golf n
Greek: γκολÏ
Hebrew: ××××£ (golf) m
Hindi: à¤à¥à¤²à¥à¤« (gÅlpha) m
Hungarian: golf
Icelandic: golf
Indonesian: golf
Italian: golf m
Japanese: ã´ã«ã (gorufu)
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Korean: 골í (golpeu)
Latvian: golfs
Lithuanian: golfas
Malay: golf
Norwegian: golf
Persian: Ú¯ÙÙ
Polish: golf
Portuguese: golfe
Russian: голÑÑ (golâf) m
Scots: gowf
Scottish Gaelic: golf m
Serbian: голÑ
Spanish: golf m
Swedish: golf
Tamil: à®à¯à®²à¯à®à®ªà¯
Thai: à¸à¸­à¸¥à¹à¸
Turkish: golf
Uighur: Ú¯ÙÙ٠تÙÙ¾Ù
Ukrainian: голÑÑ
Vietnamese: golf
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Derived terms
golf ball
golf cart
golf club
golf course
golf hole
golf pencil
miniature golf

Category:Golf|*

Verb
en-verb

  1. To play golf.

Croatian

Noun
hr-noun|m

  1. #English|golf

Dutch
wikipedia|golf (natuurkunde)|lang=nl
wikipedia|golf (sport)|lang=nl

Noun
infl|nl|noun|g=f|plural|golven

  1. wave
  2. context|physics|lang=nl wave

infl|nl|noun|g=n

  1. golf#English|golf

Derived terms
(wave) radiogolf


Finnish
Finnish index|g

Etymology
From English golf#English|golf.

Pronunciation
Hyphenation: golf
IPA|/'golf/

Noun
fi-noun|golf|type=4

  1. golf.

Derived terms
verbs: golfata

Category:fi:Golf
Category:fi:Sports

Swedish
Noun
sv-noun-reg-er
sv-noun-unc-irreg-c|2=golfen
golf c
#gulf, bay
##English|golf; a sport

Category:sv:Ball games

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