Etymology
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Afrikaans (n.)

"the Germanic language of South Africa, the Dutch language as spoken in South Africa," 1892, from Dutch Afrikaansch "Africanish" (see Afrikander). Also known as South African Dutch.

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Definitions of Afrikaans
1
Afrikaans (n.)
an official language of the Republic of South Africa; closely related to Dutch and Flemish;
Synonyms: Taal
2
Afrikaans (adj.)
belonging or relating to white people of South Africa whose ancestors were Dutch or to their language;
Synonyms: Afrikaner
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