Afrikaans


1Af·ri·kaans

noun \ˌa-fri-ˈkän(t)s, ˌä-, -ˈkänz, ˈa-fri-ˌ, ˈä-\

: a language based on Dutch that is spoken in South Africa

Full Definition of AFRIKAANS

:  a language developed from 17th century Dutch that is one of the official languages of the Republic of South Africa

Origin of AFRIKAANS

Afrikaans, from afrikaans, adjective, African, from obsolete Afrikaans afrikanisch, ultimately from Latin africanus
First Known Use: 1892

2Afrikaans

adjective

Definition of AFRIKAANS

:  of or relating to Afrikaners or Afrikaans

First Known Use of AFRIKAANS

1923

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