One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounmass nounSouth African
Traditional Afrikaner music, often for dancing.
- ‘He plays boeremusiek as well as experimental jazz with the same amount of ease.’
- ‘In the last year, ‘Satisfaction Music Mix’, which plays a mixture of saki/saki, boeremusiek, some rave, and country and western catering for the young and old, has played every Saturday at Voorpos School in Cambridge West.’
- ‘In its ninth year in 2003, South Africa's own version of the Grammies honours a wide range of the country's musicians and industry players in categories including kwaito, gospel, jazz, boeremusiek, music video and best soundtrack.’
- ‘The CD's are cheap because I do not sell boeremusiek but promote boeremusiek.’
Afrikaans, from boere ‘Afrikaner’ + musiek ‘music’.
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