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jukskei

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Pronunciation: /ˈjəkskeɪ
 
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Definition of jukskei in English:

noun

[mass noun] South African
A game in which a peg is thrown at a stake.
Example sentences
  • The games could include iintonga, (stick fighting) or those related to aiming at targets such as upuca (throwing stones) or jukskei (throwing wooden pins) - or even fly-fishing and waterpolo.
  • Older adults engage in jukskei, a competition from pioneer days.

Origin

South African Dutch, from Dutch juk 'yoke' + skei 'pin'; the game was originally played with sticks from an animal's yoke.

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