Afrikaans language

Afrikaans

English-Afrikaans dictionary. 2014.

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  • Afrikaans language — Germanic language of South Africa. It was developed from 17th century Dutch by descendants of European settlers, indigenous Khoisan speaking peoples, and African and Asian slaves in the Dutch colony at the Cape of Good Hope. It differs from Dutch …   Universalium

  • Afrikaans Language Monument — Afrikaanse Taalmonument Obelisks of the Language Monument Location Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa Completion date …   Wikipedia

  • List of Afrikaans language poets — List of Afrikaans language poets. This is a list of poets who write, or wrote, in Afrikaans, all of whom are South African.B*Peter Blum *Boerneef *Breyten Breytenbach *P. W. BuysC*Jan F. E. Celliers *T. T. Cloete *Sheila CussonsD*Johann de Lange… …   Wikipedia

  • Afrikaans literature — is literature written in Afrikaans – especially since the standardization of the Afrikaans language from 14 August 1875 to the beginning of the twentieth century. ee also* *Hertzog Prize – award for Afrikaans literature *Sestigers – group of… …   Wikipedia

  • Afrikaans — Infobox Language name=Afrikaans familycolor=Indo European states=South Africa Namibia Botswana Lesotho Swaziland region=Southern Africa speakers=est. 6.45 million (home language) 6.75 million (second or third language) 12 to 16 million (basic… …   Wikipedia

  • Afrikaans Wikipedia — Infobox website name = Afrikaans Wikipedia caption = url = http://af.wikipedia.org/ commercial = No location = Miami, Florida type = Internet encyclopedia project language = Afrikaans registration = Optional owner = Wikimedia Foundation author =… …   Wikipedia

  • Afrikaans — 1. noun /ˌɑːfrɪˈkɑːnz/ a) 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. ) living in South Africa and in Namibia. Also, one of t …   Wiktionary

  • language — /lang gwij/, n. 1. a body of words and the systems for their use common to a people who are of the same community or nation, the same geographical area, or the same cultural tradition: the two languages of Belgium; a Bantu language; the French… …   Universalium

  • Afrikaans (Western Cape dialect) — language name=Afrikaans (Western Cape dialect) familycolor=Indo European states=South Africa region=Western Cape Province speakers= fam2=Germanic fam3=West Germanic fam4=Low Franconian fam5=Afrikaans… …   Wikipedia

  • Afrikaans — Gesprochen in Sudafrika  Südafrika Namibia   …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Afrikaans (Eastern Cape dialect) — Spoken in South Africa Language family Indo European Germanic West Germanic Low Franconian …   Wikipedia

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