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South African words added to Oxford dictionary

South African words added to Oxford dictionary

The English language is constantly evolving. The Oxford English Dictionary takes note of these changes, and adds new words as they become part of everyday speech. In its latest edition, it has added about 500 words - including three South African words.
SA words spice up OED

SA words spice up OED

The status of over 1 500 South African words moved into a new league with the publication of the South African Concise Oxford Dictionary. Learn how to tell an inyanga from a sangoma, trace kwaito back to kwaai, and next time you play scrabble try out bakgat, lekgotla, boereqanga or dagga (the word, that is) ...

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