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Meaning of Afrikaans

Af•ri•kaans

Pronunciation: (af"ri-käns', -känz'), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calledan official language of South Africa, developed out of the speech of 17th-century settlers from Holland and still very like Dutch.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to Afrikaans or Afrikaners.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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