braai

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From braaivleis (grilled meat), from Afrikaans braai (to grill), from Dutch braden (roast).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

braai (plural braais)

  1. (South Africa) A barbecue, the Afrikaans word for grill.
  2. (South Africa) An open outdoor grill built specifically for the purpose of braaing.
  3. (South Africa) A social meeting, including the braaing of meat.
    Come over to our place for a braai.

Verb[edit]

braai (third-person singular simple present braais, present participle braaing or braaiing, simple past and past participle braaied)

  1. (South Africa, chiefly cooking) To grill meat over an open flame.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch braden.

Noun[edit]

braai (plural braaie)

  1. A barbecue
  2. An open outdoor grill built specifically for the purpose of braaing
  3. A social meeting, including the braaing of meat
    Ek hou van braai.

Verb[edit]

braai (present braai, present participle braaiende, past participle gebraai)

  1. (cooking) To grill meat over an open flame
    Ek kan nie braai nie.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Afrikaans braai (barbecue).

Noun[edit]

braai m (plural braaien, diminutive braaitje n)

  1. A barbecue
  2. An open outdoor grill built specifically for the purpose of braaing
  3. A social meeting, including the braaing of meat

Verb[edit]

braai

  1. first-person singular present indicative of braaien
  2. imperative of braaien