Definition of meneer in English:

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Pronunciation: /mɪˈnɪə/


South African
A title or form of address used of or to an Afrikaans man, corresponding to Mr or sir.
Example sentences
  • Meneer Lerumo's character captures the response of a particular generation to apartheid, underpinned in this instance by his passionate use of the Afrikaans language.


South African Dutch, Afrikaans, from Dutch mijnheer 'sir, Mr, gentleman'.

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