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boeremusiek Line breaks: boere|musiek
Pronunciation: /ˈbʊərəˌmjuːsɪk/

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Definition of boeremusiek in English:


[mass noun] South African
Traditional Afrikaner music, often for dancing.
Example sentences
  • In its ninth year in 2003, South Africa's own version of the Grammies honours a wide range of the country's musicians and industry players in categories including kwaito, gospel, jazz, boeremusiek, music video and best soundtrack.
  • In the last year, ‘Satisfaction Music Mix’, which plays a mixture of saki/saki, boeremusiek, some rave, and country and western catering for the young and old, has played every Saturday at Voorpos School in Cambridge West.
  • He plays boeremusiek as well as experimental jazz with the same amount of ease.


Afrikaans, from boere 'Afrikaner' + musiek 'music'.

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