One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounmass nounSouth African
Food taken to eat on a journey.‘travelling with children means taking padkos for a break as well as nourishment’
- ‘That's my first road-trip memory, and the only way we survived this yearly haul, to our beach house five hours away, was with padkos and sing along songs.’
- ‘Remember when our moms used to pack padkos to eat along the road when we went on holiday?’
Afrikaans, from pad ‘road’ + kos ‘food’.
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