What is another word for afrikaans?

180 synonyms found


[ ˈafɹɪkˌɑːnz], [ ˈafɹɪkˌɑːnz], [ ˈa_f_ɹ_ɪ_k_ˌɑː_n_z]

Afrikaans is a language that is spoken by many people in South Africa and Namibia. It is a unique and beautiful language that has many synonyms. Some of the synonyms for the word "Afrikaans" include Zuid-Afrikaans, Suid-Afrikaans, Kaaps, Boeretaal, and Hollandsch-Afrikaans. These synonyms are commonly used to describe the language and its origins. Each synonym has its own unique history and meaning, but they all refer to the same language. Whether you call it Afrikaans, Kaaps, or Boeretaal, this language is an important part of South Africa's culture and heritage.

Synonyms for Afrikaans:

How to use "Afrikaans" in context?

Afrikaans is a Dutch-based language spoken in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland and Mozambique. It is also used as a lingua franca in Lesotho and is the mother tongue of about 2 million people in South Africa.

Afrikaans evolved out of Dutch in the seventeenth century, when the Dutch East India Company began trading in the region. Afrikaans quickly became the language of the white settlement and commercial classes. In the twentieth century, Afrikaans became the first language of blacks in South Africa and became the primary language of the black majority.

Homophones for Afrikaans:

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