tot siens bokkie

English translation: Good bye, love.

00:43 Aug 6, 2000
Afrikaans to English translations [Non-PRO]
Afrikaans term or phrase: tot siens bokkie
It's a salutation at the end of a letter
Michelle Przywara
English translation:Good bye, love.
Explanation:
"totsiens" means "goodbye", and is a normal form of saying goodbye (not formal, not informal). "bokkie", the diminutive of "bok", literally means "goat" or "doe", but the meaning in this context almost certainly is any form of endearment, i.e. "love", "dear", "little one", "sweetheart", "kid", "honey" etc.
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Samuel Murray
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Local time: 23:40
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na +2Good bye, love.
Samuel Murray
nasee you, honey/good-bye, honey
Slavomir Ceplo


  

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3 days 8 hrs peer agreement (net): +2
Good bye, love.


Explanation:
"totsiens" means "goodbye", and is a normal form of saying goodbye (not formal, not informal). "bokkie", the diminutive of "bok", literally means "goat" or "doe", but the meaning in this context almost certainly is any form of endearment, i.e. "love", "dear", "little one", "sweetheart", "kid", "honey" etc.

Samuel Murray
Netherlands
Local time: 23:40
Native speaker of: Native in AfrikaansAfrikaans
PRO pts in pair: 50
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agree  Brakkenjan (X): what I would wanted to translate it to!
330 days

agree  Chinoise
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295 days
see you, honey/good-bye, honey


Explanation:
"totziens" or "tot ziens" literally means "see you" (the equivalent of German "Auf Wiedersehen"). "Bokkie" is a term of affection, I would prefer "honey" as an English equivalent.

Slavomir Ceplo
Slovakia
Local time: 23:40
Native speaker of: Native in SlovakSlovak, Native in GermanGerman
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