Afrikaans Prepositions

This is a list of prepositions in Afrikaans. This includes words related to positions (i.e. under, on top of ...), conjunctions (and, but ...) and many more.

On top of: bo-op
Under: onder
Inside: binne
Outside: buite
Behind: agter
In front of: voor
Near: naby
Between: tussen

These are more popular prepositions you might find useful at some point or another.

Before: voor
With: met
Without: sonder
Since: sedert
Until: totdat
Of: van
From: van
To: tot
Instead of: in plaas van
In: In
Against: teen
As: soos
About: oor
For: vir

The following are conjunctions used to connect words, sentences, or phrases.

And: en
Or: of
But: maar
So: dus

Now is the time for some prepositions used in a sentence. We are using the following: (from, under, inside, with, in, but) as examples.

I'm from Japan: Ek’s van Japan
The pen is under the desk: Die pen is onder die lessenaar
The letter is inside the book: Die brief is in die boek
Can I practice Italian with you?: Kan ek Italiaans (saam) met jou oefen?
I was born in Miami: Ek is in Miami gebore
I speak French but with an accent: Ek praat Frans, maar met ’n aksent

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