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From braaivleis (grilled meat), from Afrikaans braai (to grill), from Dutch braden (roast).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: braa‧i
  • IPA(key): /bɹaɪ/
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NounEdit

braai (plural braais)

  1. (South Africa) A barbecue (grill), especially an open outdoor grill built specifically for the purpose of braaing.
  2. (chiefly South Africa) A social meeting, including the braaing of meat; a cookout.
    Come over to our place for a braai.

VerbEdit

braai (third-person singular simple present braais, present participle braaing or braaiing, simple past and past participle braaied)

  1. (chiefly South Africa) To grill meat over an open flame.

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch braden.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

braai (plural braaie)

  1. A barbecue
  2. An open outdoor grill built specifically for the purpose of braaing
  3. A social meeting, including the braaing of meat
    Ek hou van braai.

VerbEdit

braai (present braai, present participle braaiende, past participle gebraai)

  1. (cooking) To grill meat over an open flame
    Ek kan nie braai nie.

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Afrikaans braai (barbecue).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

braai m (plural braaien, diminutive braaitje n)

  1. A barbecue
  2. An open outdoor grill built specifically for the purpose of braaing
  3. A social meeting, including the braaing of meat

VerbEdit

braai

  1. first-person singular present indicative of braaien
  2. imperative of braaien