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Afrikaans

See also: afrikaans

EnglishEdit

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

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Afrikaans

  1. 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.
  2. 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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AdjectiveEdit

Afrikaans (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the Afrikaans language.

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See alsoEdit

Wiktionary
Afrikaans edition of Wiktionary

AfrikaansEdit

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Afrikaans (attributive Afrikaanse, not comparable)

  1. Afrikaans, relating to Afrikaans
  2. African, relating to Africans

Proper nounEdit

Afrikaans

  1. the Afrikaans language.

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DutchEdit

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nl

EtymologyEdit

From Afrikaan +‎ -s.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: Afri‧kaans

AdjectiveEdit

Afrikaans (comparative Afrikaanser, superlative meest Afrikaans or Afrikaanst)

  1. African

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Proper nounEdit

Afrikaans n

  1. Afrikaans (language)

Usage notesEdit

Because "Afrikaans" is ambiguously "African" as well as referring to the language, Zuid-Afrikaans is often used instead.

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GermanEdit

German Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia de

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Afrikaans n

  1. Afrikaans (language)

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch Afrikaans.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Afrikaans

  1. Afrikaans (language)

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AdjectiveEdit

Afrikaans

  1. Afrikaans (of or pertaining to the Afrikaans language)