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Etymology

From braaivleis (grilled meat), from Afrikaans braai (to grill), from Dutch braden (roast).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
braai

Plural
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  1. (South Africa) A barbecue, the Afrikaans word for grill.
  2. (South Africa) An open outdoor grill built specifically for the purpose of braaing.
  3. (South Africa) A social meeting, including the braaing of meat.
    Come over to our place for a braai.

Verb

Infinitive
to braai

Third person singular
braais

Simple past
braaied

Past participle
-

Present participle
braaing

to braai (third-person singular simple present braais, present participle braaing, simple past and past participle braaied)
  1. (South Africa) To grill meat over an open flame.

Related terms


Afrikaans

Afrikaans noun
singular plural
braai braaie

Noun

braai

  1. A barbecue
  2. An open outdoor grill built specifically for the purpose of braaing
  3. A social meeting, including the braaing of meat
    Ek hou van braai.

Verb

braai (past participle gebraai)


  1. To grill meat over an open flame
    Ek kan nie braai nie.

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