Af•ri•kaansPronunciation: (af"ri-käns', -känz'), [key]
Also called the Taal.
an official language of South Africa, developed out of the speech of 17th-century settlers from Holland and still very like Dutch.
of or pertaining to Afrikaans or Afrikaners.
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