tannie

tannie

(ˈtʌnɪ)
n
South African a title of respect used to refer to an elderly woman
[Afrikaans; literally: aunt]
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At an event to host the athlete by the South African Ambassador to Qatar HE Faizel Moosa, the coach Botha who is fondly called Tannie Ans by her athletes said, "At this stage, we are really unsure.
With her silky white hair and frequent references to Tannie -- Afrikaans for auntie -- around the room, she stands out easily.
Om Pieter-Dirk Uys te begryp en sy tekste te kan interpreteer, moet 'n mens dus ook Tannie Evita goed ken en verstaan.
Tannie: Afrikaans word for "Aunt" or "auntie": a semi-formal term of respect much employed by the young when addressing women older than themselves
TANNIE MARIA bears the psychological scars of her late husband's brutality but cooks for friends and those who need it most.
Available January 21 TANNIE MARIA bears the psychological scars of her late husband's brutality but cooks for friends and those who need it most.
Also, thank you to Minnesota Department of Health staff: Paula Lindgren, Michonne Bertrand, Kathy Morseth, Virginia Yingling, and Tannie Eshenaur for the time and talents they contributed to the project.
The tears flow easily, for Papa and Mother and Nomsa, for Ouma and Grandma English and Tannie Hettie, for Boesman, for Moll, for the fairies, and finally for my small self that died with Nomsa.
The most famous white woman in South Africa, Tannie Evita Bezuidenhout, leads a company of characters that include Julius 'Juju' Malema, former apartheid minister Pik Botha, Kugel Nowell Fine, Mrs Petersen from the Cape Flats, the old Krokodil PW Botha, Madiba and the current South African president Jacob Zuma, all to put the smile back on faces.
Dit word vertel dat sy Tannie Lenie die nag van die bevalling met 'n gramafoon langs sy ma se bed gesit het en musiek gemaak het totdat hy in die wereld gekom het.
Cesar Valencirina and Tannie Joson had 25 each, while Jose Justo Yap added 23 for the team's total that overhauled Square Compass's eight point lead as play shifted to the BCC course from the par 69 Camp John Hay.