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Koebaai Meraai*

* Goodbye Meraai

Afrikaans South Africa

Standard Phrase USED On Occasion BY Some People

Meraai is a name often associated with the Cape coloured community of South Africa. It is especially used in jokes and funny stories. Koebaai is an Afrikaansified term for the English goodbye. These two terms rhyme which gives this phrase a playful connotation.

“Koebaai Meraai.”

“Goodbye Meraai.”