Meaning of “Afrikaner” in the English Dictionary


"Afrikaner" in English

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Afrikanernoun [ C ]

uk /ˌæf.rɪˈkɑː.nər/ us /ˌæf.rəˈkɑːnɚ/

a South African person whose family was originally Dutch and whose first language is Afrikaans

Examples from literature

  • It suited both parties to maintain harmony—it behoved every Afrikaner to be one-minded in friendly reciprocation. 
  • Whoever takes their part is against us and against every true Afrikaner. 

(Definition of “Afrikaner” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)