One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounmass nounSouth African
An illicit home-brewed alcoholic drink made from yeast, sugar, and water.
- ‘In contrast, Dikobe can celebrate the Marabi culture of music and dance that grew around the yards, the powerful skokiaan beer, and shebeens.’
Perhaps from Zulu isikokeyana ‘small enclosure’, referring to the practice of hiding illicit liquor in holes in the ground.
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