Definition of kombi in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɒmbi/
Pronunciation: /ˈkʊmbi/
(also combi)

noun (plural kombis)

South African
A minibus, especially one used to transport passengers commercially.
Example sentences
  • We would always stay in Kuta and take the combi down to Padang Padang or Uluwatu or go outward from there.
  • Assistant coach Andre Human drove our kombi, chief coach Kobus van der Merwe electing to sit at the back.
  • Earlier last week, she saw two Welfare department kombis picking up workers at Hemingway's casino.


From Volkswagen's proprietary name, abbreviation of German Kombiwagen 'combination car'.

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