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See also: Bakkie
Borrowed from Afrikaans bakkie, and then either:
- from Northern Dutch bakkie (informal), from Dutch bakje (“container; drinking vessel; (archaic) carriage for passengers”), from bak (“container; drinking vessel; vehicle; part of a vehicle for carrying loads; part of a carriage for carrying passengers”) (see further at that entry) + -je (diminutive suffix); or
- from Afrikaans bak (“container; part of a vehicle for carrying loads”) (from Dutch bak; see above) + -ie (diminutive suffix).
- (Received Pronunciation, General American, General South African) IPA(key): /ˈbæki/, /ˈbʌ-/
Audio (General South African) (file)
- Rhymes: -æki, -ʌki
- Hyphenation: bak‧kie
- Homophone: baccy
bakkie (plural bakkies) (Namibia, South Africa)
- A small bowl or container, sometimes with a cover such as a Tupperware container. [from late 19th c.]
- 1901 October 11, F. V. Corbett, “Report on Irrigation in Natal”, in The Agricultural Journal and Mining Record, volume IV, number 16, Pietermaritzburg: The Times Printing and Publishing Company, →OCLC, paragraph 21, page 492, column 2:
- The "Noria" pump is a bucket-and-chain arrangement, well known, I believe, in the Cape Colony as the "bakkies" pump; it is very effective for it lifts from 10 feet to 30 feet.
- 2007, Bree O’Mara, Home Affairs, Johannesburg, Gauteng: 30°South Publishers, →ISBN, page 148:
- [S]he passed around a bakkie of home-made chocolate biscuits to all the girls.
- (road transport) A small pick-up truck or ute, generally open and sometimes fitted with a removable canopy, but distinct from an enclosed van and a large truck. [from mid 20th c.]
small bowl or container
- ^ “bakkie, n.”, in OED Online , Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, June 2021; “bakkie, n.”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–2022.
- ^ “bakkie, n.”, in Dictionary of South African English, Makhanda, Eastern Cape: Dictionary Unit for South African English, 1996–2023.
- ^ “-ie, suffix”, in Dictionary of South African English, Makhanda, Eastern Cape: Dictionary Unit for South African English, 1996–2023.
- bakkie (disambiguation) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- Jean Branford, editor (1978), “bakkie”, in A Dictionary of South African English, Cape Town, Western Cape: Oxford University Press, →ISBN.
- “bakkie”, in Double-tongued Word Wrester, 11 June 2004, archived from the original on 2005-07-28.
bakkie (plural bakkies)
- A bakkie (pick-up truck or ute)
- Diminutive of bak
- → English: bakkie
bakkie n (plural bakkies)
- (Netherlands, colloquial) Alternative form of bakje.
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