Bantoe, noun

Origin:
Show more Afrikaans pronunciation-spelling of Bantu.
offensive
Note:
Used satirically, as a response to perceived patronizing attitudes among Afrikaans-speakers.
1. obsolescent. Bantu noun sense 1 (offensive).
1969 A. Fugard Boesman & Lena 25You’re one of the good Bantoes hey. I can see it.
1978 [see kafee].
2. combinations
Bantoedorp /-dɔrp/ [Afrikaans, dorp town], also in dimunitive form Bantoedorpie [see -ie], township noun sense 2 a;
Bantoetaal /-tɑːl/, plural Bantoetale /tɑːlə/ [Afrikaans, taal language], Bantu noun sense 3.
c1970 C. Desmond Discarded People 155I drove down the road and..asked someone where this ‘Bantoedorp’ was.
1978 M.J. Mtsaka Not his Pride 12I’m not sure what that means, but if it was an insult all those whites who know Bantoetale would have stopped long ago.
Bantunoun1 (offensive).

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