From Tamil (nartei) through Afrikaans. Has been used in South Africa since 1790, but the first written recorded English use is by Lawrence Green in Tavern of the Seas, 1947.
- (South Africa) Citrus reticulata, Citrus nobilis (mandarin, satsuma, tangerine); a soft, loose-skinned tangerine.
- Jean Branford: A dictionary of South African English. Oxford 1978.
- Google Language Tools.