Languages in Afrikaans

This is a list of some common languages in Afrikaans. This lesson is complementary to our other 2 pages: Nationality and Countries.

English: Engels
Arabic: Arabies
Chinese: Chinees
Brazilian: Brasiliaans
French: Frans
German: Duits
Greek: Grieks
Hebrew: Hebreeus
Hindi: Hindi
Irish: Iers
Italian: Italiaans
Japanese: Japannees
Korean: Koreaans
Latin: Latyns
Persian: Persies
Portuguese: Portugees
Russian: Russies
Spanish: Spaans
Swedish: Sweeds
Urdu: Oerdoe

Now we will put some of the words above into a sentence which you might use in a regular conversation. All you need is to swap languages but keep the same sentence structure.

I speak Italian: Ek praat Italiaans
I want to learn Spanish: Ek wil Spaans leer
My mother tongue is German: My moedertaal is Duits
I love the Japanese language: Ek is lief vir die Japannese taal
I don't speak Korean: Ek kan nie Koreaans praat nie
Spanish is easy to learn: Spaans is maklik om te leer

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