n Without Prejudice - When "begrafnisgras" can also mean dangerously grumpy : platteland perspective

Volume 9, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 1681-178X



BRU' Jakkals and I have been having some fun. I came back from the Cape Town book fair with a gift for him, and we've paged through it together. It's Anton Prinsloo's , subtitled in which the author / editor produces a kind of dictionary of new Afrikaans words as well as old words with new idiomatic meaning. They come from many sources including Afrikaans, Khoi, Griqua, English and Xhosa and have been collected from "kontrei" areas all over South Africa.

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