Definition of


  1. (noun, communication) an official language of the Republic of South Africa; closely related to Dutch and Flemish
  2. (adj, pert) belonging or relating to white people of South Africa whose ancestors were Dutch or to their language
    Afrikaner support

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Synonyms of Afrikaans

afrikaner, south african dutch, taal

Alternate forms of Afrikaans

Derivations: afrikaans

Hypernyms: dutch

Origin of the word Afrikaans

  1. "the Du. language as spoken in S.Africa," 1900, from Du. Afrikaansch "Africanish" (see Afrikander). more

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Words that sound like Afrikaans

appraising, approaching, avariciousness, averageness

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