Nationality in Afrikaans

This is a list of some common nationalities in Afrikaans. It is a nice addition to our other 2 pages: Languages and Countries.

British: Brits
Moroccan: Marokkaans
Chinese: Chinees
Brazilian: Brasiliaans
American: Amerikaans
French: Frans
German: Duits
Greek: Grieks
Israeli: Israelies
Indian: Indies
Irish: Iers
Italian: Italiaans
Japanese: Japans
Korean: Koreaans
Iranian: Irannees
Portuguese: Portugees
Russian: Russies
Spanish: Spaans
Swedish: Sweeds
Pakistani: Pakistaans

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

I'm Italian: Ek is Italiaans
My wife is Korean: My vrou is Koreaans
My father is Greek: My pa is Grieks
I have an American car: Ek het 'n Amerikaanse motor
I love French cheese: Ek is lief vir Franse kaas OR more colloquial: Ek is mal oor Franse kaas
He has a Moroccan rug: Hy het 'n Marokkaanse tapyt

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