a language of southern Africa, derived from the form of Dutch brought to the Cape by Protestant settlers in the 17th century. It is an official language of South Africa, spoken by around 6 million people as their first language.
relating to the Afrikaner people, their way of life, or their language.
the name in Afrikaans, from Dutch, literally 'African'
Afrikaans in other Oxford dictionaries
Definition of Afrikaans in the US English dictionary