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A South African vulture. Afrikaans “aasvoel” < Dutch “aasvogel” < “aas”=carrion + “vogel”=bird.

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South African form of address to an older man, especially an uncle. Afrikaans “oom” < Dutch “oom”=uncle < West Germanic.

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