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Capey, noun

Forms:
Caapie, CapieShow more Also Caapie, Capie, Cape-jie.
Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Probably formed on Afrikaans Kaapie, Kaap Cape + -ie.
colloquial
1.
a. Cape Coloured noun phrase. Also attributive.
1940 V. Pohl Bushveld Adventures 188Our oarsman, a ‘Capie’ named Willem, a short but extremely powerfully built fellow, placed a shot-gun in the boat as we were about to depart.
1990 R. Gool Cape Town Coolie 59I ’eard it you living in the Cape now...You looking like a Cape-jie already.
b. In full Capeytaal /-tɑːl/ [Afrikaans taal language]: the argot spoken by some ‘coloured’ people, consisting of a mixture of languages, especially Afrikaans, English, and Xhosa; gammat-taal (often derogatory and offensive), see gammat sense 2.
1979 C. Van der Merwe in Frontline Dec. 17Flytaal..embraces Capeytaal and a large chunk of fanakalo.
1981 V.A. February Mind your Colour 95Kaaps..is not what some Englishman in South Africa refers to as ‘Capey’,..not what some Afrikaans-speaking persons refer to as Gamat-taal.
2. An inhabitant of the Western Cape, or of the city of Cape Town. Cf. Kaapenaar sense 1. See also Capetonian.
1970 Drum Nov. 15If there ever has to be a roll call of Capeys in Durban it’ll have to be on a scroll to contain all the names.
[1994 T. Cobbleigh in Sunday Times 2 Jan. 19Johannesburg!..the city so scorned by Kaapies and Banana-boys.]
Cape Colourednoun phrase. Also attributive.
the argot spoken by some ‘coloured’ people, consisting of a mixture of languages, especially Afrikaans, English, and Xhosa; gammat-taal (often derogatory and offensive), see gammat2.
An inhabitant of the Western Cape, or of the city of Cape Town.

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