bobbejaan


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bobbejaan

South African
1. a baboon
2. a large black spider
3. a monkey wrench
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The baboon has, it seems, served as a mask for man's territorial designs: man has forged and assumed the role of the bobbejaan bandiete, a new name for the scapegoat.
It is situated between, and parallel to, the Main and Bobbejaan fissures on which the Bellsbank and Messina mines, respectively, are operating.
The only folk musics that I could think of was the stuff I grew up with--Suikerbossie and Bobbejaan klim die berg.
Coetzee se Disgrace [1999]2000; Sharisha die walvis in Zakes Mda se The Whale Caller (2005); Piet die bobbejaan in Justin Cartwright se White Lightning (2002); en Mangy-Dog in Luis Bernardo Honwana se kortverhaal "We Killed Mangy-Dog" ([1969]1977).
The Water fissure is situated between and parallel to, the Main and Bobbejaan fissures on which the Bellsbank and Messina mines, respectively, are operating.
Die teenwoordige tyd aangewend in Coetzee se Boyhood het die funksie dat dit sterk beeldende krag bet: van 'n intens ongelukkige subjek, soos 'n bobbejaan vasgevang in die hok van moederlike attensie (Coetzee 1997: 123).
It is situated some 5 km north west of the Bellsbank (Rex Diamond Mining Corporation) and Messina (Messina Investments) mines, which are located on the Main and Bobbejaan fissures respectively.