What does afrikaans mean?

Definitions for afrikaans
ˌæf rɪˈkɑns, -ˈkɑnzafrikaans

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Afrikaans, Taal, South African Dutchadjective

    an official language of the Republic of South Africa; closely related to Dutch and Flemish

  2. Afrikaans, Afrikaneradjective

    belonging or relating to white people of South Africa whose ancestors were Dutch or to their language

    "an Afrikaans couple"; "Afrikaner support"

Wiktionary

  1. Afrikaansadjective

    Of or pertaining to the Afrikaans language.

  2. Afrikaansnoun

    A Germanic language descending from Dutch; the primary language of the descendants of Dutch and other European settlers, as well as many mixed-race (e.g. Rehoboth Basters) living in South Africa and in Namibia. Also, one of the eleven official languages of South Africa and until 1990 one of three official languages of Namibia.

  3. Afrikaansnoun

    A term sometimes used of people from South Africa and Namibia (who speak Afrikaans), more properly called "Afrikaans people" or Afrikaners.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of afrikaans in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of afrikaans in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of afrikaans in a Sentence

  1. William Plomer:

    Johannes Meintjes… is one of the more articulate South Africans of his generation. A prolific painter, he is also a fluent author in both English and Afrikaans. With unresting curiosity about South African national and regional history, he seems blessedly free from political or racial bias, and when he writes of nations or persons in conflict is alert to what is good or bad on both sides.

Images & Illustrations of afrikaans

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