Etymology and inflection::Barista


Coffee::espresso    Barista::barista    Thumb::title    Category::machine    World::baristas    First::gwilym

Etymology and inflection The word barista is an Italian word, and in Italy, a barista is a male or female "bartender", who typically works behind a counter, serving both hot drinks (such as espresso), and cold alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

The native plural in English is baristas, while in Italian the plural is baristi for masculine or mixed sex (baristi: "barmen", "bartenders") or bariste for feminine (bariste: "barmaids").

Barista sections
Intro  Etymology and inflection  Application of the title  Competition  See also   References   

Etymology and inflection
PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Application of the title