bakkie

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Afrikaans bakkie, from dialectal Dutch bakkie, from bak ‎(slang for a tough/cool car) + -ie ‎(-y, or -ey).

Noun[edit]

bakkie ‎(plural bakkies)

  1. (Namibia, South Africa) Any light delivery vehicle, such as a pick-up truck.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Afrikaans bak ‎(bowl, dish).

Noun[edit]

bakkie ‎(plural bakkies)

  1. (South Africa) A covered bowl, similar to a Tupperware container.
    • 2007, Bree O'Mara, Home Affairs (page 148)
      That done, she passed around a bakkie of home-made chocolate biscuits to all the girls.

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