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You plan on travelling to South Africa?
Learn the most important words in Afrikaans


Here you can find the translation of the 50 most important words and expressions into Afrikaans.
If you are about to travel to South Africa, this is exactly what you are looking for!
 
We will teach you:

  • How to say Hello! and Goodbye in Afrikaans!
  • To say please and thank you in Afrikaans!
  • How to say yes and no in Afrikaans!
  • How do you say “My name is ...” in Afrikaans?
  • To translate “I'd like to pay, please.” into Afrikaans?
  • What does “I don't speak Afrikaans” mean?
  • Learn to count to ten in Afrikaans.
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Greetings

 
Hello! Hello! / Hi!
Hello!
Hi!
Hello!
Good morning! (sg/pl) Goeie môre!
Goeie môre!Good morning! (sg/pl)
Hello! (sg/pl) Goeie dag!
Goeie dag!Hello! (sg/pl)
Good evening! (sg/pl) Goeie naand!
Goeie naand!Good evening! (sg/pl)
Good night! (sg/pl) Goeie nag!
Goeie nag!Good night! (sg/pl)
Bye! (infml) Baai!
Baai!Bye! (infml)
Good bye! (fml.) Totsiens! / Ta-ta!
Totsiens!
Ta-ta!
Good bye! (fml.)

Important vocabulary

 
yes ja
jayes
no nee
neeno
maybe miskien
miskienmaybe
OK OK / oraait
OK
oraait
OK
Thank you! Dankie!
Dankie!Thank you!
You're welcome! (m/f) Met plesier! / Dis ʼn plesier!
Met plesier!
Dis ʼn plesier!
You're welcome! (m/f)
Excuse me, … (sg/pl) Versoning ... / Verskoon my .../ Ekskuus ...
Versoning ...
Verskoon my .../ Ekskuus ...
Excuse me, … (sg/pl)
I'm sorry. (m/f) Ek is jammer.
Ek is jammer.I'm sorry. (m/f)
I have … / I don't have ... Ek het ... / Ek het geen ...
Ek het ...
Ek het geen ...
I have … / I don't have ...
We (don't) have … Ons het ... / Ons het geen ...
Ons het ...
Ons het geen ...
We (don't) have …
There is (no) ... Daar is ... / Daar is geen ...
Daar is ...
Daar is geen ...
There is (no) ...

Introducing yourself

 
My name is ... My naam is ...
My naam is ...My name is ...
I'm from ... Ek kom van ...
Ek kom van ...I'm from ...
I am married. / I am not married. Ek is getroud. / Ek is nie getroud nie.
Ek is getroud.
Ek is nie getroud nie.
I am married. / I am not married.
I am traveling alone. / I am not traveling alone. (m/f) Ek toer alleen. / Ek toer nie alleen nie.
Ek toer alleen.
Ek toer nie alleen nie.
I am traveling alone. / I am not traveling alone. (m/f)
I'm traveling with ... Ek toer saammet ...
Ek toer saammet ...I'm traveling with ...

Comprehension

 
Do you speak … ? (m/f) Praat u ... ?
Praat u ... ?Do you speak … ? (m/f)
Does anyone here speak ... ? Praat iemand hier ... ? / Praat iemand hierso ... ?
Praat iemand hier ... ?
Praat iemand hierso ... ?
Does anyone here speak ... ?
Could you write that down please. (m/f) Skryf dit asseblief neer.
Skryf dit asseblief neer.Could you write that down please. (m/f)
Could you please repeat that. (m/f) Herhaal dit asseblief.
Herhaal dit asseblief.Could you please repeat that. (m/f)
Just a moment please. Net ʼn oomblik asseblief.
Net ʼn oomblik asseblief.Just a moment please.

Numbers

 
zero nul
nulzero
one een
eenone
two twee
tweetwo
three drie
driethree
four vier
vierfour
five vyf
vyffive
six ses
sessix
seven sewe
seweseven
eight agt
agteight
nine nege
negenine
ten tien
tienten
eleven elf
elfeleven
twelve twaalf
twaalftwelve
thirteen dertien
dertienthirteen
fourteen veertien
veertienfourteen
fifteen vyftien
vyftienfifteen
sixteen sestien
sestiensixteen
seventeen sewentien
sewentienseventeen
eighteen agtien
agtieneighteen
nineteen negentien
negentiennineteen
twenty twintig
twintigtwenty
twenty-one eenentwintig
eenentwintigtwenty-one
thirty dertig
dertigthirty
forty veertig
veertigforty
fifty vyftig
vyftigfifty
sixty sestig
sestigsixty
seventy sewentig
sewentigseventy
eighty tagtig
tagtigeighty
ninety negentig
negentigninety
one hundred honderd
honderdone hundred
one thousand duisend
duisendone thousand
one million een miljoen
een miljoenone million
some / a couple ʼn paar
ʼn paarsome / a couple
 

 
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This course will teach you essential and important basics which you should know about when speaking Afrikaans:
  • How can I book a hotel room in Afrikaans?
    If you would like to book an accommodation for your trip, this is the place to be!
    Here, you are going to find inspiration and excellent assistance.
  • How can I order in a restaurant in Afrikaans?
    You like going out for a meal?
    You are interested in the Afrikaans cuisine and country specific specialities?
    Excellent: In this course you are going to learn to read and to understand an Afrikaans menu.
    Moreover you are going to learn how to order a meal and beverages.
    This course is going to prepare you well also for shopping tours across the market and shopping at the super market.
  • While travelling, information is regularly needed and you definitely want to ask questions.
    This course will teach you e.g. how to ask the way.
    Additionally you will learn how to ask the time and how much the items are that you would like buy.
 
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