Complete Definition of "Afrikaans"

wikipedia
see|afrikaans
English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ˌɑːfrɪˈkɑːnz/
rhymes|ɑːnz

Proper noun
en-proper noun

  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 Baster) 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.

Synonyms
italbrac|Afrikaans person Afrikaner

Translations
trans-top|language
Croatian: t-|hr|afrikaans|m
Danish: t+|da|afrikaans
Dutch: t+|nl|Afrikaans|n
Estonian: afrikaani keel
Finnish: t+|fi|afrikaans
German: Afrikaans n
Greek: t+|el|αφρικάανς|n|trafrikáans|scGrek
Italian: t+|it|afrikaans
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Japanese: t-|ja|アフリカーンス語|trafurikānsu-go|scJpan
Korean: 아프리칸스어 (apeurikanseu-eo)
Polish: t-|pl|afrykanerski
Russian: t-|ru|африкаанс|m|sc=Cyrl (afrikáans)
Slovene: t-|sl|afrikaans, t|sl|afrikanščina
Spanish: t+|es|afrikaans
Swedish: t+|sv|afrikaans
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trans-top|Afrikaner
Dutch: t-|nl|Afrikaner|m, t|nl|Zuid-Afrikaan|m
German: Afrikander m
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Italian: afrikander, sudafricano
Korean: 아프리카너 (apeurikaneo)
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ttbc|Afrikaans: t+|af|Afrikaans|xs=Afrikaans
ttbc|Arabic: ARchar|أفريقانية (’afriqaníyya) f
ttbc|Armenian: Ափրիքանա (Ap‘rik‘ana)
ttbc|Azeri: Африкаанс (Afrikaans)
ttbc|Basque: #Basque|Afrikaans
ttbc|Bosnian: afrikans m, afrikanski m
ttbc|Breton: t-|br|Afrikaans|xs=Breton
ttbc|Bulgarian: Африкански (Afrikanski)
ttbc|Catalan: t+|ca|Afrikaans
ttbc|Faeroese: Afríska
ttbc|French: t+|fr|afrikaans|m
ttbc|Frisian: Afrikaansk
ttbc|Gujarati: આફ્રીકી
ttbc|Hebrew: אפריקאנס|אַפְרִיקַנְס (afrikáns)
ttbc|Hindi: अफ़्रीकांस (afrīkā.ns)
ttbc|Hungarian: afrikánsz
ttbc|Icelandic: Afríkanska
ttbc|Indonesian: Afrika
ttbc|Irish: Afracáinis
ttbc|Kurdish: Efrîqî
ttbc|Latvian: Afrikandu
ttbc|Lithuanian: Afrikansas
ttbc|Macedonian: Африкански (Afrikanski)
ttbc|Malay: Afrika
ttbc|Maltese: Afrikans
ttbc|Mandarin Chinese: 南非荷兰语 (nánfēi hélányǔ)
ttbc|Moksha: Африкаанс (Afrikaans)
ttbc|Nepali: अफ्रिकाली
ttbc|Norwegian: t+|no|Afrikaans
ttbc|Occitan: Africans
ttbc|Persian: FAchar|افریکانس|آفریکانس (āfrikâns)
ttbc|Portuguese: africâner (Brazil), africanês (Portugal)
ttbc|Romanian: t-|ro|afrikaans
ttbc|Serbian:

ttbc|Slovak: Afrikánsky
ttbc|Sorbian: #Sorbian|Afrikaans
ttbc|Swahili: Kiafrikans
ttbc|Tamil: ஆப்பிரிக்கான்ஸ (āppirikkans)
ttbc|Tatar: Африканц (Afrikants)
ttbc|Thai: THchar|ภาษาอัฟริกาน (paasăa àfrígaan), THchar|ภาษาอัฟริกันส์ (paasăa àfrígan)
ttbc|Turkish: Afrikanca, Afrikaanca
ttbc|Ukrainian: африканс (afrikans)
ttbc|Urdu: URchar|ایفریکانز (efrīkānz)
ttbc|Vietnamese: tiếng Hà lan ở Kếp
ttbc|Welsh: Affricaneg
ttbc|Zulu: Isafrikansi
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Adjective
Afrikaans

  1. Of or pertaining to the Afrikaans language.

Translations
trans-top|of or pertaining to the Afrikaans language
Dutch: t+|nl|Afrikaans
Finnish: t+|fi|afrikaans|alt=afrikaansin t-|fi|kielinen
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See also
interwiktionary|code=af

langcat
ethnologue|code=afr
websters-online

Category:Languages
Category:Nationalities


Afrikaans

Proper noun
Afrikaans

  1. The #English|Afrikaans language.

Category:Afrikaans language|*
Category:Afrikaans proper nouns


Dutch
wikipedia|lang=nl

Etymology
From Afrika, ‘Africa’ + -aans.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ɑfrikans/

Adjective
nl-adj|-|-

  1. African

Proper noun
Afrikaans n

  1. #English|Afrikaans italbrac|language

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

Synonyms
Zuid-Afrikaans

Related terms
Afrika

Category:Dutch proper nouns
Category:nl:Languages

af:Afrikaans
ca:Afrikaans
de:Afrikaans
el:Afrikaans
es:Afrikaans
fr:Afrikaans
gl:Afrikaans
gu:Afrikaans
hi:Afrikaans
hr:Afrikaans
io:Afrikaans
id:Afrikaans
it:Afrikaans
sw:Afrikaans
ku:Afrikaans
nl:Afrikaans
no:Afrikaans
pl:Afrikaans
pt:Afrikaans
ru:Afrikaans
fi:Afrikaans
sv:Afrikaans
vi:Afrikaans
tr:Afrikaans
zh:Afrikaans

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