One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounmass nounSouth African
A simple, rhythmical style of Afrikaner music and dance.
- ‘So, if you feel like a bit of kw'la, kwaito, sakkie-sakkie or rocking in Afrikaans, don't miss the Afrikiti on June 23 in the City Hall.’
- ‘Don't be put off by the Afrikaans music - it's not sakkie-sakkie but good folk sounds, like Koos du Plessis, Johannes Kerkorrel, P Smith and Jan Blohm.’
Afrikaans, probably symbolic of the repetitive rhythm (also expressing disparagement).
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