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nooientjie, noun

Forms:
Also noointjie.
Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, nooi (see nooi) + linking phoneme -en- + -ie.
nooi sense 2. Occasionally also with qualifying word, boere nooientjie /ˈbuːrə-/ [Afrikaans, boere Afrikaans].
1949 C. Bullock Rina 36I can’t get away just at present. There’s a nooientjie, a mooi meisie, you understand.
1985 Frontline Aug. 7I could take my Sotho sweetheart to the former (sc. a cinema open to all races), and my boere nooientjie to the latter (sc. a cinema restricted to one race only).
nooi2. Occasionally also with qualifying word, boere nooientjieˈbuːrə-, boere Afrikaans.

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