Afrikaans definition

  • noun:
    • A language that created from 17th-century Dutch and it is the official language of South Africa. Also known as Taal2.
    • the official language of the Republic of Southern Africa; closely related to Dutch and Flemish
  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding Afrikaans or Afrikaners.
    • Of or related to the Afrikaans language.
    • that belong or regarding white people of Southern Africa whose ancestors had been Dutch or even their particular language
  • proper-noun:
    • A Germanic language descending from Dutch; the principal language for the descendants of Dutch and other European settlers, in addition to many mixed-race (example. Rehoboth Basters) staying in Southern Africa as well as in Namibia. In addition, among the eleven official languages of South Africa and until 1990 among three official languages of Namibia.
    • A term often made use of of men and women from Southern Africa and Namibia (who talk Afrikaans), even more precisely called "Afrikaans individuals" or Afrikaners.

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