Engelsman

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See also: engelsman and engelsmän

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch Engelsman.

Noun[edit]

Engelsman (plural Engelsmanne)

  1. Englishman
  2. (South Africa, dated, derogatory, ethnic slur) A South African of British descent, and/or whose first language is English (as opposed to Afrikaans-speaking Afrikaner South Africans).
    • 2008, Christopher-Lee dos Santos, At thy Call[1], Dino Pappas and Ksenija Micic:
      Bo jou kop, Engelsman!
      Above your head, Englishman!

Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Engels +‎ man, cognate to Englishman

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛ.ŋəlsˌmɑn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: En‧gels‧man

Noun[edit]

Engelsman m (plural Engelsen, diminutive Engelsmannetje n, feminine Engelse)

  1. Englishman

Descendants[edit]