English Words of Afrikaans Origin
Zs6hz on 08/14/2009
|Afrikaans is the most widely spoken Language in South Africa. It is mostly of Dutch origin, but it has adopted many words from other languages such as Malay, Hindi, English, German, Mandarin, French etc.|
However, it has also donated several words to the English language. Most of these words entered English as a result of the Anglo-Boer Wars that were fought at the turn of the 19th/20th Century when British soldiers picked up the words from local Afrikaans speakers.
So, kom ons kyk hoeveel julle weet van Afrikaanse worde wat gebruik word in Engels - So, let's see how much you know about Afrikaans words that are used in English.
Good luck - Veels geluk
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