French 101: Learn the Word "Kif-Kif"

Kif-Kif (pronounced "keef-keef") is a familiar French adjective which means "all the same". The word itself comes from Arabic and was adopted into French. You might use this phrase in casual conversation to express ambivalence or equivalence. The word le kif, when it is used in the singular, means hashish.

Example

  • Le beurre, la margarine, c'est kif-kif, n'est-ce pas? > Butter, margarine, it's all the same, isn't it?