noun (plural: sofas)
- An upholstered seat, typically having sides and back, long enough to accommodate two or more people.
Etymology: Derived from Arabic (ARchar, Ù) (síffa, sofa, long seat made of stone or brick). The word may have entered European languages via Turkish or through the Moorish occupation of Spain.
- Dutch: bank in Holland, zetel , sofa
- French: canapé
- German: Sofa
- Italian: divano , sofí
- Spanish: sofí¡
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