Ja Boetie

Completion Date: 05 March 2019
Medium: Paint & ink on cardboard
Dimensions: 16 X 20 inches

Afrikaans – literal translation: Yes brother

Boetie – a close male friend and a term of affection used by one male to another. All words are variations of the word “broer” in Afrikaans meaning “brother”. Boetie (Pronounced ‘Boet – tea’) specifically means little brother in Afrikaans because of the “ie” diminutive suffix.