Afrikaans Food

This is a list of food in Afrikaans. This can be very useful when going to the supermarket to buy groceries or simply when asking for breakfast.

Milk: melk
Butter: botter
Cheese: kaas
Bread: brood
Meal: maaltyd
Breakfast: ontbyt
Lunch: middagete
Dinner: aandete
Salad: slaai
Sugar: suiker
Salt: sout
Orange juice: lemoensap
Soda: gaskoeldrank
Coffee: koffie
Tea: tee
Fish: vis
Meat: vleis
Chicken: hoender
Pizza: pizza
Eggs: eiers
Sandwich: toebroodjie
Ice cream: roomys
Water: water
Food: voedsel

These samples show how food items can be incorporated into a sentence in Afrikaans. You will also be able to express your feelings of hunger or thirst.

I'm hungry: Ek is honger
Are you thirsty?: Is jy dors?
Do you have a bottle of water?: Het jy 'n bottel water?
Breakfast is ready: Ontbyt is gereed
What kind of food do you like?: Van watter soort kos hou jy?
I like cheese: Ek hou van kaas

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