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Date:Friday, June 1, 2001, 15:03
On Fri, 1 Jun 2001, Rik Roots wrote:

> > "Kaffir" is from the Dutch for "insect" or "bug". > > > Surely the insult is in the context. "Kaffir" is the SA equivalent of > "nigger", and both serve the same purpose in their respective culture > > I think that "boer" was used by English speaking South Africans in > pretty much the same way as "kaffir" was used by Afrikaans speaking
The Praxians use /jum@kun/ as a pejorative for foreigners. It refers to the unique pronoun construction used when a foreigner addresses a Praxian.