Meaning of Alfur in English:

Alfur

Pronunciation /ˈalfə/

noun

  • A member of an indigenous people or group of peoples inhabiting Sulawesi, the Moluccas, and certain other islands of South-East Asia.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap. From Dutch Alfoer and its apparent etymon Malay Alifuru, of unknown origin.