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Afrikaans   
      

It Has 9 letters ( a f r i k a a n s )         4 vowels ( a i a a )         5 consonants ( f r k n s )         Word on the contrary snaakirfA

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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˌɑːfrɪˈkɑːnz/ * Rhymes: -ɑːnz

  • IPA(key): /ˌɑːfrɪˈkɑːnz/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːnz

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English - Proper Noun

AFRIKAANS * 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 Basters) 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. * A term sometimes used of people from South Africa and Namibia (who speak Afrikaans), more properly called "Afrikaans people" or Afrikaners. SYNONYMS * (Afrikaans person) Afrikaner TRANSLATIONS

Afrikaans

  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 Basters) 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.

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English - Adjective

AFRIKAANS (_not comparable_) * Of or pertaining to the Afrikaans language. TRANSLATIONS

Afrikaans (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the Afrikaans language.

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English - See Also

* Wiktionary's coverage of Afrikaans terms * Appendix:Afrikaans Swadesh list for a Swadesh list of basic vocabulary words in Afrikaans * ISO 639-1 code AF, ISO 639-3 code AFR * Ethnologue entry for Afrikaans, AF * Afrikaans–English Dictionary from Webster’s Online Dictionary

Which the in categoryAFRIKAANS - PRONUNCIATION
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Afrikaans - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /afrɪˈkɑ̃ːs/

  • IPA(key): /afrɪˈkɑ̃ːs/

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Afrikaans - Adjective

AFRIKAANS (_attributive_ AFRIKAANSE, _not comparable_) * Afrikaans, relating to Afrikaans * African, relating to Africans

Afrikaans (attributive Afrikaanse, not comparable)

  1. Afrikaans, relating to Afrikaans
  2. African, relating to Africans

Which the in categoryAFRIKAANS - PROPER NOUN
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Afrikaans - Proper Noun

AFRIKAANS * the Afrikaans language. DERIVED TERMS * Afrikaanssprekend * Afrikaanstalig

Afrikaans

  1. the Afrikaans language.

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Dutch - Etymology

From _Afrikaan_ +‎ _-s_.

From Afrikaan +‎ -s.

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Dutch - Pronunciation

* (Belgium) IPA(key): /ɑf.ri.ˈkaːns/ * (Netherlands) IPA(key): /aː.fri.ˈkaːns/ * Hyphenation: Afri‧kaans

  • Hyphenation: Afri‧kaans

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Dutch - Adjective

AFRIKAANS (_comparative_ AFRIKAANSER, _superlative_ MEEST AFRIKAANS _or_ AFRIKAANST) * African DECLENSION

Afrikaans (comparative Afrikaanser, superlative meest Afrikaans or Afrikaanst)

  1. African

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Dutch - Proper Noun

AFRIKAANS n * Afrikaans (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

Afrikaans n

  1. Afrikaans (language)

Usage notes

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

Synonyms

  • Zuid-Afrikaans

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Which the in categoryGERMAN - ETYMOLOGY
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German - Etymology

From Afrikaans and/or Dutch _Afrikaans_.

From Afrikaans and/or Dutch Afrikaans.

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German - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˈafʁiˌkaːns/, /ˌafʁiˈkaːns/

  • IPA(key): /ˈafʁiˌkaːns/, /ˌafʁiˈkaːns/

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German - Proper Noun

AFRIKAANS n (_genitive_ AFRIKAANS) * Afrikaans (language) USAGE NOTES * The word can be used with or without a definite article: _(Das) Afrikaans ist eine germanische Sprache._ (“Afrikaans is a Germanic language.”) The form with no article is generally more common, but the article is necessary in the genitive case (_die Grammatik des Afrikaans_) and with the preposition _in_ (_die Pluralbildung im Afrikaans_).

Afrikaans n (genitive Afrikaans)

  1. Afrikaans (language)

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Which the in categoryMALAY - ETYMOLOGY
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Malay - Etymology

From Dutch _Afrikaans_.

From Dutch Afrikaans.

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Malay - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /afrikans/

  • IPA(key): /afrikans/

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Malay - Proper Noun

AFRIKAANS * Afrikaans (language) DERIVED TERMS * bahasa Afrikaans

Afrikaans

  1. Afrikaans (language)

Derived terms

Which the in categoryMALAY - ADJECTIVE
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Malay - Adjective

AFRIKAANS * Afrikaans (of or pertaining to the Afrikaans language)

Afrikaans

  1. Afrikaans (of or pertaining to the Afrikaans language)


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