What does Afrikaans mean?

Afrikaans meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Germanic language of South Africa, the Dutch language as talked in South Africa, 1892, from Dutch Afrikaansch "Africanish" (see Afrikander). Also known as Southern African Dutch.

Afrikaans meaning in General Dictionary

that belong or relating to white people of Southern Africa whoever forefathers were Dutch or even their language

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  • the official language for the Republic of Southern Africa; closely about Dutch and Flemish

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Sentence Examples with the word Afrikaans

Includes both Dutch language literature from the Netherlands and her colonies, Belgium and her colonies, France and foreign Dutch immigrant populations including Afrikaners before Afrikaans became standardised.

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