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What is Afrikaans?

It is a South African language that is derived from the Dutch spoken by early colonists. It was considered the language of the oppressor by the ANC during the Apartheid era, w (MORE)

What is an Afrikaans?

  Afrikaners are Afrikaans-speaking people who have been established in Southern Africa since the 17th century and are mainly of northwestern European descent. Afrikaner i (MORE)
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What is designation in Afrikaans?

bestemming, aanwysing, betiteling, benaming, benoeming. The first (bestemming) and second (aanwysing) one should be used with care as it can also mean destination and direct (MORE)

What is about in afrikaans?

The word 'about' translated into afrikaans = oor OR omtrent for different meanings: e.g. My letter is about history - my brief is oor geskiedenis OR: e.g. Put in the oven f (MORE)

Is afrikaans Dutch?

Some say it's the Daughter of Dutch, and it has some similarities but it's absolutely not the same. It also has a mix of other languages as well.
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What is how are you in afrikaan?

"How are you?" directly translated to afrikaans is "Hoe is jy?",  but that is NOT the correct way to greet someone in afrikaans (I  just give you the 'direct translation' fo (MORE)