Afrikaans Plural

This page provides information about the plural in Afrikaans. Below is a list of singular (one) and plural (many) words, listed side by side.

Woman: vrou
Women: vroue
Language: taal
Languages: Tale
Man: man
Men: mans
Country: land
Countries: lande
Boy: seun
Boys: seuns
Lake: meer
Lakes: mere
Girl: meisie
Girls: meisies
Pen: pen
Pens: penne

These examples show a sentence with both singular and plural forms. The list includes the use of nouns, numbers and pronouns.

I visited one country: Ek het een land besoek
She visited three countries: Sy het drie lande besoek
She has one sister: Sy het een suster
He has two sisters: Hy het twee susters
We speak two languages: Ons praat twee tale
They speak four languages: Hulle praat vier tale

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