Definition of ramkie in English:
A stringed instrument resembling a guitar, formerly played by the Khoikhoi people of southern Africa.
- The earliest description of the ramkie came from O.F. Mentzel (1733) who witnessed Khoikhoi makers and players of the instrument.
- A similar instrument, the Ramkie, has existed in South Africa since the early 18th century.
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