- Also called the Taal. an official language of South Africa, developed out of the speech of 17th-century settlers from Holland and still very like Dutch.
- of or relating to Afrikaans or Afrikaners.
- one of the official languages of the Republic of South Africa, closely related to DutchSometimes called: South African Dutch
“the Dutch language as spoken in South Africa,” 1892, from Dutch Afrikaansch “Africanish” (see Afrikander).