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An Afrikaner is someone from South Africa who speaks the Afrikaans language. For the most part, these are descendants of Dutch people who immigrated to South Africa when the land was administered by the Dutch East India Company. They are of primarily Cape Dutch and, to a lesser extent, Boer origin. It was an Afrikaner […]


Afrikaans is an official language of South African that was derived from Dutch. Hmm. I wonder what the Afrikaans words for windmill and Gouda cheese are. Afrikaans is also an adjective that means relating to Afrikaners or their culture and customs. Afrikaner is the next word in this project, so I’ll have more to say […]