Afrikaan

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch Afrikaan.

Noun[edit]

Afrikaan (plural Afrikane)

  1. (uncommon) African (a native of Africa)

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Latin āfricānus. Equivalent to Afrika +‎ -aan. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌaː.friˈkaːn/
  • (Netherlands)
    (file)
  • Hyphenation: Afri‧kaan
  • Rhymes: -aːn

Noun[edit]

Afrikaan m (plural Afrikanen, diminutive Afrikaantje n)

  1. African (a native of Africa)

Derived terms[edit]