Afrikaans Fruits & Vegetables

This is a list of fruits and vegetables in Afrikaans. Knowing these plants can be helpful when shopping in a grocery store or even restaurant.

Lemons: suurlemoene
Apples: appels
Oranges: lemoene
Peaches: perskes
Figs: vye
Pears: pere
Pineapples: pynappels
Grapes: druiwe
Strawberries: aarbeie
Bananas: piesangs
Watermelon: waatlemoen
Avocados: avokadopere

Now here is the list of some commonly used vegetables:

Carrots : wortels
Corn: koring
Cucumbers: komkommers
Garlic: knoffel
Lettuce: slaai
Olives: olywe
Onions: uie
Peppers: soetrissies
Potatoes: aartappels
Pumpkin: pampoen
Beans: boontjies
Tomatoes: tamaties

The following sentences include some fruits and vegetables mentioned above to show you how you can use them in your daily conversation.

This fruit is delicious: Hierdie vrug is heerlik
Vegetables are healthy: Groente is gesond
I like bananas: Ek hou van piesangs
I don't like cucumber: Ek hou nie van komkommers nie
Bananas taste sweet: Piesangs smaak soet
Lemons taste sour: Suurlemoene smaak suur

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