The origin and history of coffee in life, coffee can be seen everywhere. Starbucks is popular all over the world, Ruixing coffee, the representative of the new star school, and cafes can be seen everywhere on the streets. We don’t know when coffee has been known and accepted by the Chinese people, but the history and origin of coffee are inseparable from Africa, People will never forget that Africa is the origin of coffee.
Origin of coffee
In the 6th century, a Shepherd named Kadi went to the new grassland to graze in Kaffa on the Ethiopian plateau in Africa. He suddenly found that the sheep were jumping and excited. He couldn’t sleep even at night, so he ran to the abbey of Abyssinia for help. After investigation by the abbot and friars, it was found that the goat was particularly excited because it ate the red fruit on the bushes; So he picked it back, boiled it into soup and drank it. Sure enough, he couldn’t sleep all night. So the Dean assigned the soup to the sleepy monks in the evening worship. The effect was excellent, and the refreshing medicine spread. This is the origin of “coffee”.
It may be this characteristic that made coffee widely spread in monasteries and was brought to Yemen by Ethiopian troops in many invasions. Coffee spread to the distant holy places Mecca and Medina. A large number of pilgrims poured into these cities from all over the world, tasted coffee for the first time, and then took it back to their own country. In this way, coffee spread all over the world. Muslims are the living land of the spread of coffee. Because they prohibit drinking alcoholic beverages, coffee soon became a part of their lives.
It is from them that we learned the word “qahwah”, which means to brew and soak; Turks read “quhve”; Of course, the reproduction of European voice becomes coffee.
Why coffee sounds
The history of the word “coffee” involves some phonetic problems. About 1600 A.D., the European language had a descriptive vocabulary for this drink. Although the source is the word “(qahwah)” in Arabic, the European language uses the Turkish form of this etymology. The word itself is used to describe wine in Arabic, so it does not refer to the plant itself, but to the beverage soaked with this plant.
In the new English dictionary, Mr. James Murray said that some comments speculated that the word was a foreign word, possibly from African languages and related to a Kaffa. Kaffa is a town in shaoa, southwest Ethiopia. It is civilized as the hometown of coffee planting, but there is no strong basis. Moreover, qahwah is not given to coffee berries (coffee cherries) or coffee plants themselves. Coffee plants themselves or coffee berries are called Bunn, and the local name in shaoa is B ū n。