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bredie (plural bredies)
- ^ Hildegard Schnell, English in South Africa (2010)
- ^ Rajend Mesthrie, Language in South Africa (2002)
- ^ Christiaan Louis Leipoldt, Leipoldt's Cellar and Kitchen (2005), page 1: I have long since given up the task of trying to identify the precise etymology of our Afrikaans word bredie. […] Professor Bosman tells me that the word bredie probably comes from Malagasy - one of the few Malagasy words we have.
- ^ Eric Rosenthal, Encyclopaedia of Southern Africa (1973), volume 2, page 77: Bredie. Malay dish of meat and vegetables hashed together. Name comes from Madagascar. It was originally written Breedi.