Afrikaner

noun, often attributive Af·ri·ka·ner \ ˌa-fri-ˈkä-nər \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of Afrikaner

: a South African of European descent whose native language is Afrikaans

Afrikanerdom

play \-dəm\ noun

Origin and Etymology of afrikaner

borrowed from Afrikaans & Dutch, literally, "African" — more at africander


AFRIKANER Defined for English Language Learners

Afrikaner

noun

Definition of Afrikaner for English Language Learners

  • : a person born, raised, or living in South Africa whose first language is Afrikaans and whose ancestors were Dutch


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