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Wordlist Afrikaans-English (Modern),

a = ah, oh, ow

aag = ah, oh, ow, woe

aai = ah, oh, ow, flatter, caress, chuck, fondle, stroke

aak = barge, Rhine barge

aaklig = dismal, dreary, ghastly, hideous, horrible, nasty, bleak, grisly, nasty

aakligheid = abhorrence, abomination, horror, bad job

aal = eel

aalagtig = eel-like

aä-lawa = aa lava, block lava

aalbessie = currant, red currant

aalbessiebos = currant, currant bush

aalbessiesap = currant juice

aalbessievla = currant custard

aalfuik = eel-pot, eel-trap

aalmoes = alms, charity

aalmoesenier = almoner, chaplain, army chaplain, padre

aalmoeseniershuis = almshouse, almonry, workhouse

aalmoesenierskap = almonership

aalmoesgewer = almoner

aalpastei = eel-pie

aalsvel = eelskin

aaltjie = nematode

aalverkoper = eelmonger

aalvissery = eel-fishing

aalvormig = anguilliform, eel-shaped

aalwee = aloe

aalweeagtig = aloetic

aalwurm = nematode

aalwyn = aloe

aalwynagtig = aloetic

aalwynbitter = aloin

aalwynhout = eaglewood

aalwynsap = aloe juice

aalwyntapper = aloe juice collector, pauper, poor devil, poor man

aam = aum

aambeeld = anvil, incus

aambeeldbeentjie = anvil, incus

aambeeldbeitel = hardy

aambeeldvoël = small woodpecker

aambei = haemorrhoid, pile

aambeie = haemorhoids

aamborstig = asthmatic, wheezy

aamborstigheid = asthma, shortness of breath, wheeziness, dyspnea, dyspnoea

aan = at, to, toward, towards, beside, by, near, nearby, near to, next to, from, of, since, on, upon, at, beside, with

aanbehoort = belong to

aanbel = give a ring, ring, ring the bell

aanbesteding = tender

aanbestee = invite tenders for, put out to tender

aanbetref = concern, relate

aanbetrou = confide, have confidence in, trust, entrust

aanbeveel = commend, recommend, register

aanbeveelbaar = recommendable

aanbevelenswaardig = recommendable

aanbeveling = recommendation

aanbid = adore, worship

aanbidbaar = adorable

aanbiddelik = adorable

aanbidder = adorer, worshipper

aanbidding = adoration, worship

aanbied = bid, offer, make an offer of, act, introduce, offer, present, perform, tender, advance, propose, suggest

aanbieding = presentation, offer, tender, proposal

aanbind = fasten, moor, tie, tie on

aanblaas = fan, blow

aanblik = appearance, aspect, look, sight, view

aanbly = remain, stay, stay over

aanbod = offer, presentation, proposal, tender

aanboor = bore, broach, sink, strike, tap

aanbou = add, building

aanbrand = stick to the pan

aanbrandsteker = lighter

aanbreek = break into, broach, cut into, begin, commence, start

aanbring = bring, fetch, accuse, denounce

aand = evening

aandag = acuity, advertence, advertency, attention

aandag gee aan = pay attention to, take account of, take into account

aandagtig = attentive, attentively

aandagtiglik = attentively

aandag vestig = draw attention

aandag vestig op = advance, put forward

aandblad = evening paper

aandeel = share

aandeelhebber = shareholder

aandeelhouer = shareholder

aandeel op naam = registered share

aandelekapitaal = share-capital

aandenking = keepsake, memento, souvenir

aandete = evening meal, supper

aandgebed = night prayers

aandgrou = dusk, twilight

aan die ander kant = on the other hand

aan die brand steek = kindle, light

aandien = advertise, announce, give notice

aandiening = ad, advertisement

aandjapon = evening frock, evening gown

aandklok = curfew

aandkoerant = evening paper

aandkostuum = evening dress

Aandland = Occident

aandoen = affect, call at, activate, cause, give rise to

aandoening = affection, emotion

aandoenlik = affecting, moving, touching

aandra = bring, fetch

aandraag = bring, fetch

aandraai = fasten, tighten, turn, turn on

aandrang = insistence, pressure, urgency, congestion, rush

aandrif = access, impetus, impulse

aandring = insist

aandruk = press, press firmly

aandryf = be washed ashore, chase, drive, drive on, impel, shoo, actuate, drive

aandryfas = drive shaft, driving axle

aandrywe = be washed ashore, chase, drive, drive on, impel, shoo, actuate, drive

aandrywing = drive

aandskemering = dusk, twilight

aandskool = evening classes, evening-school, night-school

Aandster = Evening Star, Venus

aandui = suggest, indicate, point out, show

aanduiding = indication

aandurf = dare to fight, stand up to, dare, venture

aaneen = together, at a strech, for ... together, on end, consecutively

aaneen- = co-, fellow

aaneenbind = connect, join

aaneenskakeling = order

aaneenvoeg = join, unite

aanerd = earth, earth up, hill, hill up

aanfluiting = mockery

aangee = accuse, denounce, give, pass, spend

aangenaam = agreeable, enjoyable, lovely, nice, pleasant

aangenome = adopted, accepted

aangesien = because, for the reason that, as, for, since

aangeskote = tipsy, winged, wounded

aangetroud = -in-law, by marriage, related by marriage

aangetroude broer = brother-in-law

aangewing = accusation

aangifte = declaration, proclamation, statement

aangrensend = adjacent, adjoining

aangry = move, stir, affect, agitate

aanhaal = cite, quote

aanhaling = citation, quotation

aanhalingstekens = quotation marks, quotes

aanhang = adherents, disciples, following, party, supporters

aanhanklik = affectionate, devoted, selfless

aanhanklikheid = adherence, affection, attachment

aanhê = wear

aanhef = intone, raise

aanhou = breed, keep, raise, rear

aanhoudelik = abiding, lasting

aanhoudend = abiding, lasting, constant, continual, permanent, sustained

aanhouding = apprehension, arrest, detention

aan hulle = them, to them

aankla = accuse

aanklaag = accuse

aanklae = accuse

aanklaer = accuser

aanklag = accusal, accusation

aankom = arrive, end up, get

aankoms = arrival

aankondig = advertise, announce, give notice

aankondiger = advertiser

aankondiging = ad, advertisement

aankoop = acquisition, purchase, buy, purchase, take over, taking over

aankweek = cultivate, grow

aankyk = consider, deem, look, look at, regard, view, watch

aankyker = spectator

aanland = end up

aanlê = land

aanleghawe = port of call

aanlegplek = landing-stage, pier

aanlêhawe = port of call

aanleiding = inducement, motive, occasion

aanlêplaas = landing-stage, pier

aanlêplek = landing-stage, pier

aanlok = attract, draw

aanloklik = attractive

aanloklikheid = attraction, attractiveness, charm

aanloksel = attraction

aanlonk = make eyes at, ogle, stare at

aanloop = run

aanloophawe = port of call

aanmaak = making, fabricate, manufacture

aanmaan = admonish, scold

aanmaning = admonition, exhortation

aanmaningsbrief = dunning-letter

aanmerklik = considerable, sizable

aanminlik = charming, lovely

aanmoedig = encourage

aanmoediging = encouragement

aan my = me, to me

aanneem = accept, receive, take, take in

aanneembaar = acceptable

aanneemlik = acceptable, plausible

aannemer = builder, contractor, building contractor, master builder

aanpak = attempt, test, try

aanpas = accommodate, adapt, adjust, attune, fix, fit, mount, place, tune, try on

aanpasbaar = adaptable

aanplak = placard, post, post up

aanplakbiljet = notice, placard, poster

aanplakbord = bill-board, notice-board

aanprys = commend, recommend, register

aanprysing = recommendation

aanraai = advise, counsel

aanraak = touch

aanrading = advice, counsel

aanraking = touch

aanrand = assault, violate

aanrander = assailant, assaulter

aanranding = assault

aanreg = dresser

aanroep = appeal to, invoke

aans = maybe, mayhap, perchance, perhaps, possibly

aansê = advertise, announce, give notice

aansien = appearance, aspect, look, sight, view, esteem, regard, respect

aansienlik = considerably

aansies = maybe, mayhap, perchance, perhaps, possibly

aansig = appearance, aspect, look, sight, view

aansit = put on, draw up to the table, sit down to table

aanskaf = buy, purchase, take over

aanskakel = put on, start, turn on, switch

aanskerp = sharpen

aanslag = assault, assessment

aansluit = associate, come together, join, pool

aansluiting = connection, joining, junction

aansoek = ambition, aspiration

aansoek doen = aspire, aspire to, hope for, run for election

aanspreeklik = accountable, responsible

aanstaande = close, near, nearby, next

aansteker = lighter

aanstel = appoint

aanstelling = appointment, appointment to office

aansterf = inherit

aanstoot = jog, nudge, offence, scandal, commotion, scandal

aansyn = existence, presence

aantal = amount, number

aantas = corrode

aanteken = record, register, commend, recommend, register

aantekening = grade, note, annotation,

aantonende wys = indicative, indicative mood

aantoon = demonstrate, prove, indicate, suggest

aantrek = put on

aantrekkingskrag = attraction

aantreklik = attractive

aantreklikheid = attraction, attractiveness, charm

aanvaar = accept, receive, take, take in

aanvaarbaar = acceptable

aanvaarder = acceptor

aanvaarding = acceptance, admission

aanval = assault, attack, access, aggression, attack

aanvaller = aggressor, assailant, attacker

aanvallig = charming, lovely

aanvalligheid = charm

aanvang = begin, commence, start, beginning, commencement, start

aanvanger = beginner

aanvangsalaris = commencing salary

aanvangsletter = initial

aanvangsnelheid = initial velocity

aanvanklik = at first, at the outset, in the beginning

aanvanklike = initial

aanvul = complete

aanwesig = present

aan wie = whom

aap = ape, monkey

aapagtig = ape-like, apish, monkey-like

aar = ear, vein

aarbei = strawberry

aarbeiboom = arbutus, strawberry tree

aarbeiboomvrug = arbutus fruit

aard = character, nature, personality

aardbewing = earthquake

aardbol = globe, worldglobe

aarde = ground, soil, earth, land

aardgas = natural gas

aardgees = brownie, gnome, goblin

aardgordel = zone

aardhommel = bumblebee

aardig = pretty

aardkloot = globe, worldglobe

aardkunde = geology

aardkundig = geological

aardkundige = geologist

aardmannetjie = brownie, gnome, goblin

aardrykskunde = geography

aardrykskundig = geographic, geographical

aardrykskundige = geographer

aards = earthen, earthly, terrestrial

aardskok = earthquake shock

aardskudding = earthquake

aardtrilling = earthquake

aardverskuiwing = landslide

aardwolf = aardwolf

aars = anus, arse

aartappel = potato

aartappelmeel = potato flour

aartsbisdom = archbishopric

aartsbiskop = archbishop

aartsdom = as stupid as an ass

aartsengel = archangel

aartsherog = archduke

aartshertog = archduke

aartshertogdom = archduchy

aartsvader = patriarch

aartsvyand = arch-enemy

aarverkalking = arteriosclerosis

aas = attraction, ace, carrion

aasvoël = vulture

ab = abbot

abakus = abacus

abattoir = butcher's shop, abattoir, slaughterhouse

abc = ABC, alphabet, elements, rudiments

abdikasie = abdication

abdikeer = abdicate, resign

abdis = abbess

abdomen = abdomen, belly, lower part of the body

abdominaal = abdominal

abdy = abbey

abeel = aspen

aberrasie = aberration

Abessinië = Abyssinia

Abessiniër = Abyssinian

Abessinies = Abyssinian

ablatief = ablative

abnormaal = abnormal

A-bom = atom bomb

abonnee = subscriber

abonnement = subscription

abonnent = subscriber

aborsie = abortion, failure, miscarriage

aborteer = abort

aborteur = abortionist

abortus = abortion

abrup = abrupt

absensie = absence, non-attendance

absent = absent

abses = abscess

absint = absinth

absolutisme = absolutism

absoluut = absolute

absorbeer = absorb

absorpsie = absorption

abstraheer = abstract

abstrak = abstract

absurd = absurd

absurditeit = absurdity, nonsense, rubbish

abuis = aberration, error, mistake

abusieflik = by mistake

Achilles = Achilles

Achilleshiel = Achilles' heel

Achillespees = Achilles' tendon

achternadraai = result

acre = acre

adagio = adagio

Adam = Adam

adamsappel = Adam's apple

adapteer = accommodate, adapt, adjust, attune, fix, fit, mount, place, tune

adder = adder, viper

adekwaat = adequate

adel = nobility

adelaar = eagle

adelik = of noble birth

adem = breath

ademhaling = respiration

ademloos = breathless

Aden = Aden

adep = acolyte, adept, adherent

adieu = adieu, farewell, bye, goodbye

adjektief = adjective

adjektiwies = adjectival

administrasie = administration, management

administrateur = administrator, manager

administratief = administrative

administreer = administer, manage

admiraal = admiral

Adonis = Adonis

adopsie = adoption

adoptief = adoptive

adoreer = adore, worship

adrenalien = adrenaline

adrenaline = adrenaline

adres = address

adresboek = address list

adresseer = address

adresseermasjien = addressing machine

adresverandering = change of address

Adriatiese See = Adriatic, Adriatic Sea

adverbiaal = adverbial

adverbium = adverb

adverteer = advertise, announce, give notice

advertensie = ad, advertisement

advies = notification, notice, advice, counsel

adviseer = advise, counsel

advokaat = advocate, barrister, counsel, intercessor, lawyer, solicitor

aërodinamies = aerodynamic

aërodinamika = aerodynamics

aërostaat = balloon, air-balloon

af = by, from, of, on, since

afasie = aphasia

afbreek = break, break off

afdeling = branch, compartment, department, pigeonhole, section, speciality, detachment

afdelingswinkel = warehouse, bazaar

afding = bargain, haggle

afdwaal = go astray, stray off

affêre = affair, business, business deal, case, matter

affêring = affair, business, business deal, case, matter

affiks = affix

affiniteit = affinity

afgaan = descend, get off, go down

Afgaans = Afghan

Afganistan = Afghanistan

afgee = spread

afgelope = last

afgod = idol

afgrond = abyss, chasm, gulf, precipice

afgryse = abhorrence, abomination, horror

afgryslik = dismal, dreary, ghastly, hideous, horrible, nasty, agonizing

afguns = envy

afgunstig = envious

afhaal = take off, put off

afhanklik = dependent

afhanklikheid = dependence

afkappingsteken = apostrophe

afklim = get out, get out of a car

afkomstig = coming

afkondig = issue, proclaim, promulgate, publish, reveal

aflewer = deliver, furnish, supply

aflewering = delivery

afmeting = dimension, measurement

afneem = decrease, decline, wane

a foei tog = alas, regrettably, unfortunately

afoes = harvest

aforisme = aphorism

afraai = advise against, dissuade from

Afrika = Africa

Afrikaan = African

Afrikaans = African, Afrikaans

Afrikaner = Afrikaans, Afrikaner, Boer

afrikanertjie = African marigold

Afrikanertroos = coffee

Afro-Asiaties = Afro-Asian

afroep = call over

afrond = round, round off

afroom = cream, skim

afros = thrash, curry

afruim = do away with, get rid of, remove

afruk = pick, pluck, tear off

afry = drive away, drive off

afsê = cancel, countermand, abjure, abolish, abrogate, annul, cancel, remit

afsegging = abolition, abrogation

afsend = dispatch, send off, ship, dismiss, turn away

afsender = sender

afset = demand, sale, fleece

afsetgebied = market, sales activity

afsetter = extortioner, swindler

afsettery = swindle, swindling

afsien = abandon, give up, resign, renounce

afsien van = relinquish, renounce, waive

afsigtelik = dismal, dreary, horrible, nasty

afsit = deposit, amputate, take off, put off, depose, deprive, dismiss, halt, stop, shut off, stop, switch off,, turn off

afsitting = amputation

afskaduwing = adumbration, shadow

afskaf = abolish, abrogate, do away with, get rid of, remove

afskaffer = teetotaller, total abstainer

afskaffing = abolition, abrogation

afskakel = cut, cut a connection, shut off, stop, switch off, turn off

afskeep = put off, send about his business

afskeer = shave, shave off

afskei = divide, separate, secrete

afskeid = farewell, goodbye, good-bye

afskeiding = separation, partition, secretion

afskeid neem = say goodbye, say goodbye to, take leave, take leave from

afskeids- = goodbye-

afskerm = screen

afskeur = pick, pluck, tear off

afskeuring = schism

afskiet = discharge, fire, fire off, let off, shoot off

afskil = shell, peel

afskilder = paint

afskilfer = flake off, peel off, scale off

afskrif = copy

afskrik = abhorrence, abomination, horror, deter, discourage, scare

afskrikwekkend = deterrent, forbidding

afskryf = amortize, deaden, write off

afskud = shake off

afskuim = skim

afskuiwe = abdicate

afskuwelik = abhorrent, abominable, alien, awful, hideous, horrible, gruesome, abysmal, dreadful, terrible

afslaan = turn, reject, discount, rebate, reduce the price

afslaer = auctioneer

afslag = abatement, discount, rebate

afsluit = bar, obstruct, accommodate, end, finish, terminate, strike a balance, fence off, lock

afsluiting = dam, barrier, fence

afslyt = wear away, wear off, wear out

afsnou = snap at, snarl at, snub

afsny = cut off

afsoek = search

afsoen = kiss and be friends again

afsonder = divide, separate, insulate, isolate, seclude

afsondering = isolation, separation

afsonderlik = apart, particular, separate, special, isolated, secluded

afsper = bar, obstruct

afsplits = split off, separate

afspoel = gargle, rinse

afspraak = accommodation, accord, agreement, appointment, date, rendezvous

afspreek = agree

afspring = jump off, leap down, break down, come to nothing

afstaan = cede, give in, give up, give way, relinquish, yield

afstam = accrue, come, derive, originate, result

afstammeling = offspring, successor

afstand = abdication, abandonment, distance, offset

afstand doen van = cede, give in, give up, give way, relinquish, yield

afstandsbediening = remote control

afstandsbeheer = remote control

afstap = descend, get off, go down

afsteek = cut off, contrast

afstel = fail, neglect, omit

afstem = reject, tune

afstempel = mark, stamp

afsterf = die away, fail

afsterwe = die away, fail

afstewen = bear down, make

afstof = dust

afstomp = dull, become dull, blunt

afstootlik = repellent, repelling, repulsive

afstroop = harry, ravage, flay, skin, strip

afstudeer = finish one's studies

afstuit = rebound

afstyg = dismount

afsweer = abjure, abnegate, forswear, swear off, renounce

afswering = abjuration, renunciation

afsydig = apart, particular, separate, special

aftak = branch

aftakking = branching

aftandig = decayed, decrepit, dilapidated, lapsed, rickety

aftands = decayed, decrepit, dilapidated, lapsed, rickety

aftap = derive, drain, bottle

aftapkraan = drain-cock

afteken = design, draw

aftel = count down

aftelefoneer = cancel by telephone, countermand by telephone

aftog = retreat

aftreding = resignation

aftree = resign, quit, retire

aftrek = demand, sale, pick, pluck, tear off, absent onself, depart, go away, leave, discount, rebate, retreat, subtract

aftrekbaar = deductible

aftrekgetal = subtrahend

aftrekker = subtrahend

aftrekking = subtraction

aftreksel = extract, infusion

aftreksom = subtraction sum

aftroef = trump

afvaardig = depute

afvaart = departure

afval = apostatize, clippings, cuttings, parings, refuse, rubbish, waste, windfall, drop out, drop, fall, desert, secede, apostasy, defection, fall away, lose, lose flesh, lose in weight, remainder, rest, debris, rubbish, rubble

afvallig = apostate, unfaithful

afvallige = apostate, deserter, renegade

afvalproduk = waste product

afvalwater = effluent

afvee = delete, wipe, wipe off

afveeg = delete, wipe, wipe off

afvloei = flow down, flow off

afvoer = carrying off, discharge, divert

afvoerbuis = drain-pipe, outlet-pipe, waste-pipe

afvoerder = abductor

afvuur = discharge, fire, fire off

afwaarts = down, underneath

afwag = bide, abide, stay for, wait, await, wait for

afwagting = expectation

afwater = drain

afwatering = draining

afweer = defend, defence, defense

afwen = break of a habit, teach, break oneself of a habit, get out of a habit, unlearn

afwend = turn away

afwentel = roll off

afwerk = finish, work out

afwerking = finishing off

afwerp = cast off, fling off, throw off, cast, shed, get rid of, afford, bear, produce

afwesig = absent

afwesige = absentee

afwesigheid = absence, non-attendance

afwesig wees

  1. be absent, be missing, be lacking

afwikkel = conclude, dispatch, expedite, finnish, settle, liquidate, unroll, unwind, wind off

afwikkeling = unrolling, unwinding

afwimpel = reject

afwis = delete, wipe, wipe off

afwyk = deviate, turn, deflect, diverge, wander

afwyking = aberration, abnormity, anomaly, deflection, deviation, aberrance, aberration, abnormality

afwys = reject, abort, quash, wreck, refuse

afwysing = rejection, refusal

ag = acuity, advertence, advertency, attention, ah, oh, ow, esteem, think well of, account, accredit, believe, deem, eight, account, opine, think, consider, look, look at, regard, view, watch

8. woe

agaat = agate

agarm = octopus

agbaar = respectable

ageer = act, take action

agenda = agenda, appointment book

agent = agent, policeman

agentskap = agency

agentuur = agency

agglomeraat = agglomerate

aggregaat = aggregate

aggressie = aggression, aggro

aggressief = aggressive

aghoek = octagon

agio = premium

agitasie = agitation, commotion

agitator = agitator

agiteer = abet, agitate, incite, stir up

agiteerder = agitator

agnosties = agnostic

agnostikus = agnostic

agorafobie = agoraphobia

agrariër = agrarian, farmer

agronomie = agriculture, agronomics

agronomies = agricultural

agronoom = agriculturist

ag slaan op = advert, pay attention, pay attention to, watch out for

agste = eighth, eighth part

agtal = number of eight

agtallig = octal

agtarm = octopus

agteloos = careless, negligent

agteloosheid = carelessness, negligence

agtelosig = careless, negligent

agtelosigheid = carelessness, negligence

agtenswaard = respectable

agtenswaardig = respectable

agter = behind, after

agteraan = at the back, behind, in the rear

agteras = back axle, hind axle, rear axle

agterbalkon = rear platform

agterbank = back seat, rear seat

agterbly = be kept in, be detained, remain, stay on

agterblyer = laggard, straggler

agterboeg = poop, poopdeck, stern

agterbuurt = back street, slum

agterdeel = back, rear

agterdeur = back-door

agterdog = suspicion

agterdogtig = suspicious

agtereen = at a strech, for ... together, on end, consecutively

agtereenvolgens = consecutively

agterent = back part, hind part, back, rear, backside, rump, behind, bottom, buttocks

agtergedeelte = back, rear

agtergrond = background, bottom, foundation, ground

agterhoede = rearguard, defence, rear

agterhoof = back of the head, occiput

agterhou = hold back, keep back, withhold

agterin = behind

Agter-Indië = Indo-China

agterkant = back, rear

agterklap = backbiting, scandal, slander

agterkleindogter = greatgranddaughter

agterkleinkind = greatgrandchild

agterkleinseun = greatgrandson

agterlaag = ambush

agterlaat = leave behind

agterlamp = rear-lamp, rear-light, tail-light

agterland = hinterland

agterlig = rear-lamp, rear-light, tail-light

agterlik = backward, mentally deficient, retarded

agterlikheid = backwardness

agterloop = be late

agterlosig = careless, negligent

agterlyf = abdomen, belly, lower part of the body

agtermiddag = afternoon

agternaam = surname

agternadoen = imitate

agternadraai = consequence, consistency

agternagaan = run after

agterneef = second cousin, grand-nephew

agternig = second cousin, grand-niece

agterniggie = second cousin, grand-niece

agteroor = backward, on one's back

agteroorval = fall backwards

agterraam = rear window

agterskip = poop, poopdeck, stern

agterstallig = back, outstanding, overdue

agterstand = arrears

agterste = last, hind, hindmost, backside, rump

agtersten = poop, poopdeck, stern

agterstevoor = back to front, vice-versa

agterstewe = poop, poopdeck, stern

agteruit = backwards

agteruitboer = decline, recede

agteruitgaan = decline, recede, go back, go backwards

agteruitgang = rear-exit, abatement, decline, going down

agteruitkykspieël = driving mirror

agtervoegsel = affix

agtervolg = chase, persecute, prosecute, pursue

agterwaarts = backward, backwards

agterweë bly = fail to appear

agterweë laat = fail, neglect, omit, leave out, overlook

agter wees = be late

agterwiel = back wheel, hind wheel, rear wheel

agterwyk = back street, slum

agthoek = octagon

agtien = eighteen

agtiende = eighteenth

agting = esteem, regard, respect

agtste = eighth, eighth part

agttal = number of eight

agttallig = octal

agtvoudig = eightfold, octuple

agurk = gherkin

agurkie = gherkin

agvoudig = eightfold, octuple

ahorn = maple, sycamore

ai = ouch, ow, ai, sloth, three-toed sloth

aikôna = not at all

air = appearance, aspect, look, sight, view

a ja a = certainly

akademie = academy

akademielid = academician

akant = acanthus

akasia = acacia

akelei = columbine

Aken = Aix-la-Chapelle

akka = dung, excrement

akkedis = lizard

akkeldis = lizard

akker = field, acorn, oak

akkerboom = oak

akkerbou = agriculture, farming, tillage

akkerdis = lizard

akkermonie = agrimony

akkerwinde = lesser bindweed

akklamasie = acclaim, acclamation, approval

akklimatisasie = acclimatization

akklimatiseer = acclimatize, acclimate

akklimatisering = acclimatization

akkommodasie = accommodation

akkomodasie = accoutrement, accoutrements, equipment

akkompanjeer = accompany

akkompanjement = accompaniment, escort

akkompanjis = accompanist, companian

akkoord = accord, accordance, agreement, concurrence, chord, adjustment, arrangement, accommodation

akkordeon = accordion

akkrediteer = accredit

akkumulasie = accumulation

akkumulator = accumulator, battery, storage battery

akkumuleer = accumulate, heap, pile up, stack

akkuraat = accurate, on time, prompt, punctual, exact, precise

akkuraatheid = accuracy, exactitude, precision

akkusatief = accusative

akne = acne

akoestiek = acoustics

akoesties = acoustic

akoliet = acolyte

akoniet = aconite, monkshood

akrobaat = acrobat

akrobaties = acrobatic

akroniem = acronym

akselerasie = acceleration

akselerator = accelerator, accelerator pedal

aksent = accent, stress, accent mark, supersign

aksenteken = accent mark, supersign

aksentueer = accent, accentuate, stress

akseptabel = acceptable

akseptant = acceptor

aksepteer = accept, receive, take, take in

aksidenteel = accidental

aksie = action, activity, achievement, act, action

aksioma = axiom

aksionaris = shareholder

aksioom = axiom

aksyns = excise, excise-duty

akte = act, certificate, diploma, document

akteur = actor

aktief = active, in action

aktinie = actinium, sea-anemone

aktinium = actinium, sea-anemone

aktiveer = activate, put on, start, swotch on, turn on

aktivis = activist, agitator

aktiwiteit = activity, vigour

aktrise = actress

aktualiteit = topicality

aktuaris = actuary

aktueel = current, present, present-day, topical, up-to-date

akwadukt = aqueduct

akwamaryn = aquamarine

akwarel = water-colour

akwarium = aquarium

al = already, by now, yet

alarm = alarm

alarmeer = alarm, raise the alarm, sound the alarm

Albaans = Albanian

Albanees = Albanian

Albanië = Albania

Albanies = Albanian, Albanian language

Albaniese taal = Albanian, Albanian language

albas = alabaster

albatros = albatross

albe = alb

albei = both

albino = albino

Albion = Albion

album = album

alchemie = alchemy

alchemis = alchemist

aldaar = at that place, there

aldehide = aldehyde

aldehied = aldehyde

aldeur = constantly, continually, continuously, all the time, ceaselessly

al die = all

aleenverteenwoordiger = sole agent

Alexandrië = Alexandria

alfa = alpha

alfabet = ABC, alphabet, elements, rudiments

alfabeties = alphabetical

alg = alga, seaweed

alge = alga, seaweed

algebra = algebra

algebraïes = algebraic

algemeen = general, usual

algemeenheid = generality, universality

Algerië = Algeria

Algeryn = Algerian

Algeryns = Algerian

Algiers = Algiers

alhaas = soon, almost, nearly

alhoewel = though, although

alibi = alibi

alimentasie = alimony

alinea = paragraph

aljare = yearly

alkohol = alcohol

alkoholgehalte = alcoholic content

alkoholies = alcoholic

alkoholis = alcoholic

alkoholisme = alcoholism

alkoholvry = non-alcoholic

Allah = Allah

alle = all

alledaags = commonplace, dismal, trite, daily

allee = avenue

alleen = exclusively, just, only, alone, only, sole, solitary, just, solely

alleenhandel = monopoly

alleenheerser = absolute ruler, autocrat

alleenheerskapy = absolute power, absolute rule, autocracy

alleenlik = alone, just, only, solely

alleenspraak = monologue, soliloquy

alleenverkoop = monopoly

allegaartjie = hotchpotch, medly, admixture, mixture

allegorie = allegory

allegories = allegoric

alleman = all the, each, every, everybody, every one

allengs = gradually, little by little

allengskens = gradually, little by little

allenig = alone, only, sole, solitary

aller = everyone's

alleraardigst = most charming

allerbekoorliks = most charming

allergie = allergy

allergies = allergic

allerhande = all, every kind of, all sorts, all sorts of, miscellaneous

Allerheilige = All Hallows, All Saints' Day

allerlei = all, every kind of, all sorts, all sorts of, miscellaneous

Allersiele = All Souls' Day

allerweë = all about, everywhere

alles = all, altogether, everything, all of it

allesbehalwe = not at all

allesbeheersend = of paramount importance, predominating

allesins = in all respects, in every respect, in every way

alliansie = alliance

alliasie = alloy

allig = maybe, mayhap, perchance, perhaps, possibly

alligator = alligator

alliterasie = alliteration

allo = hello

allooi = alloy

allure = airs

alluviaal = alluvial

alluvie = alluvion, alluvium

alluvio = alluvion, alluvium

alluvium = alluvion, alluvium

almag = omnipotence

almal = all the, each, every, everybody, every one

almal se = everyone's

almanak = almanac

almeteens = at once, immediately, just, right away, right now

alom = all about, everywhere

alomteenwoordig = omnipresent, ubiquitous

alomvattend = general, universal, worldwide

alpakka = alpaca

alpbok = ibex

Alpe = Alps

alperoos = Alpenrose, rhododendron

alpeviooltjie = cyclamen

Alpien = alpine

Alpinies = alpine

alpinis = Alpinist, climber, mountain climber, mountaineer

Alpyns = alpine

alras = soon

alreeds = already, by now, yet

al's = all, altogether, everything, all of it

alsem = absinth

also = so, such, thus

alt = contralto, contralto voice, alto

altaar = altar

altaardienaar = acolyte

altaarstuk = altarpiece

altans = at least

alteenwoordig = omnipresent, ubiquitous

altemit = maybe, mayhap, perchance, perhaps, possibly

altemits = maybe, mayhap, perchance, perhaps, possibly

altemitters = maybe, mayhap, perchance, perhaps, possibly

alternatief = alternative, option

altoos = always, ever

altruïs = altruist

altruïsme = altruism

altruïsties = altruistic

altsanger = alto, contralto

altstem = contralto, contralto voice, alto

altviool = tenor violin, viola

altwee = both

altyd = always, ever

altyddurend = everlasting

aluin = alum

aluminium = aluminium, aluminum

alvermoë = omnipotence

alvleesklier = pancreas

alvorens = before, previous to

alwaar = where

alwas = even if

alweer = afresh, again, all over again, anew, once more

alwetend = all-knowing, omniscient

amandel = almond

amanuensis = laboratory assistent

amarant = amaranthus

amasone = Amazon

amateur = amateur, fancier, dabbler, dilettante

amateuragtig = amateurish, small-time

ambag = handicraft, occupation, trade

ambagsman = artisan

ambassade = embassy, embassy building

ambassadeur = ambassador

ambassadrise = ambassador, female ambassador

amber = amber

ambieer = aspire, aspire to, hope for

ambigeer = doubt

ambisie = ambition

ambisieus = ambitious

ambroos = ambrosia

ambrosyn = ambrosia

ambulans = ambulance, field hospital

amebe = amoeba

amen = amen

amendeer = amend

amendement = amendment

amendering = amendment

Amerika = America, United States of America, USA

Amerikaans = American

Amerikaner = American, US citizen

amerikaniseer = Americanize

ametis = amethyst

ameublement = furniture

amfibie = amphibian

amfiteater = amphitheatre

amfora = amphora

amikaal = friendly

ammeter = ammeter

ammoniak = ammonia

ammonium = ammonia

ammunisie = munition, ammunition

amnestie = act of grace, amnesty

amok = amuck

Amor = Cupid

amorf = amorphous

amortisasie = redemption

amortiseer = amortize, deaden

amp = function, job, office, post

amper = barely, hardly, only just, scarcely, almost, nearly

ampère = ampère

ampèremeter = ammeter

ampertjies = barely, hardly, only just, scarcely

ampgenoot = college, colleague

amplitude = amplitude

ampsbroer = colleague

ampseed = oath of office

ampsgeheim = official secret

ampsgewaad = robes of office

ampsmisdryf = abuse of power, misfeasance

ampswoning = official residence

amptelik = official

ampteloos = private

amptenaredom = bureaucracy, officialdom

amptenary = bureaucracy, officialdom

ampul = bulb

amputasie = amputation

amputeer = amputate

amulet = amulet, charm, talisman

amusant = amusing, entertaining, funny

amuseer = amuse

amusement = entertainment, amusement, fun

anaal = anal

anachronisme = anachronism

anagram = anagram

anakonda = anaconda

analfabeet = illiterate

analis = analyst, analytical chemist

analise = analysis

analiseer = analyse

analogie = analogy

analogies = analogous

analoog = analogous

ananas = pineapple

anapes = anapaest

anargie = anarchy

anargies = anarchic, anarchical, anarchist

anargis = anarchist

anargisme = anarchism

Anatolië = Anatolia, Asia Minor

anatomie = anatomy

anatomies = anatomical

anatoom = anatomist

Andalusië = Andalusia

ander = other, another, else

anderland = foreign country

anderlander = foreigner

anders = differently, else

andyvie = endive

a nee a = not at all

anekdote = anecdote

anekdoties = anecdotal

anemie = anaemia

anemies = anaemic

anemoon = anemone

angel = hook, sting

angelier = carnation, pink

Angel-Sakser = Anglo-Saxon

Angel-Saksies = Anglo-Saxon

angina = angina, quinsy

Anglikaan = Anglican

Anglikaans = Anglican

Angola = Angola

angskreet = cry of distress

angst = agony, anguish, fear, fright

angstig = horrible, afraid, fearful

angsvallig = accurate, scrupulous

angswekkend = horrible

aniline = aniline

animo = soul, activity, gusto, spirit, stir, zest

anioon = anion

anker = anchor

ankerplek = anchorage, moorage, mooring

anna = ana, anna

anneksasie = annexation

annekseer = annex

annonseer = advertise, announce, give notice

annoteer = comment, annotate

annuïteit = instalment, repayment

annulleer = abjure, abolish, abrogate, annul, cancel, remit

annullering = abolition, abrogation

Annunsiasie = Annunciation, Lady Day

anode = anode

anomalie = abnormity, anomaly

anoniem = anonymous, nameless, without a name

anonimiteit = anonymity

anonymus = anonymous writer

anorganies = inorganic

ansjovis = anchovy

antagonis = adversary, opponent

Antarktika = Antarctic, the Antarctic

antenne = aerial, antenna

antichris = Antichrist

antidoot = antidote

antiek = ancient, antique

Antille = Antilles

antiloop = antelope

antimonium = antimony

antimoon = antimony

antipatie = aversion, dislike

antipatiek = nasty

antipode = antipode

antisemiet = anti-Semite

antisemities = anti-Semitic

antisemitisme = anti-Semitism

antisepties = antiseptic

antisipasie = anticipation

antisipeer = anticipate, think ahead

antisosiaal = antisocial, unsocial

Antonius = Antony

antrasiet = anthracite

antropologie = anthropology

antropoloog = anthropologist

antwoord = answer, reply, respond

anus = anus, arse

anys = anise

aorta = aorta

apache = apache, hood, ruffian

a pari = at par

apart = apart, particular, separate, special

apartheid = apartheid

apatie = apathy

apaties = apathetic

apebroodboom = baobab

apekool = nonsense

apogeum = acme

apokalips = apocalypse

apokalipties = apocalyptic

apokrief = apocryphal

apopleksie = fit, apoplectic fit, seizure, stroke, stroke of apoplexy

apostaat = apostate

apostel = apostle

apostelskap = apostleship, apostolate

apostolaat = apostleship, apostolate

apostolies = apostolic

apostroof = apostrophe

apoteose = apotheosis

apparaat = apparatus, device, set

appartement = apartment, flat

appel = apple

appèl = appeal, parade, roll-call

appelboom = apple-tree

appeldrank = cider

appelkoos = apricot

appelkoosboom = apricot-tree

appelleer = appeal

appelmoes = apple-sauce

appeltert = apple-tart

appelwyn = cider

appendisitis = appendicitis

applikant = candidate

apploudiseer = acclaim, applaud, clap

applous = acclaim, acclamation, approval

April = April

apropos = by the way

apteek = chemist's shop, drugstore

apteker = chemist

aptyt = appetite

Apulië = Apulia

arabesk = arabesque

Arabië = Arabia

Arabier = Arab

Arabies = Arabian, Arabic

arak = rack, arrack

arapapegaai = macaw

araroet = arrowroot

arbei = work

arbeid = job, work

arbeider = hand, laborer, labourer, operative, worker, working man, workman

arbeidsaam = active, hardworking

arbeidsaamheid = activity

arbeidsloos = unemployed

arbeidsloosheid = unemployment

arbeidsmark = labor market, labour market

arbeidster = female laborer, femal labourer, femal worker

Ardenne = Ardennes

are = bevy, collection, group, heap, herd, set, are, square decametre

area = area

arena = arena

arend = eagle

arendsjong = eaglet

arendsneus = aquiline nose

Areopagus = Areopagus

argaïes = archaic

argaïsme = archaism

Argentinië = Argentina

Argentyn = Argentine

Argentyns = Argentine, Argentinean

argeologie = archaeology

argeologies = archaeological

argeoloog = archaeologist

argief = archive

argiefbewaarder = archivist, keeper of the records

argipel = archipelago

argitek = architect

argitektuur = architecture, architectonic, architectural

argitraaf = architrave

argivaris = archivist, keeper of the records

argon = argon

argument = argument, plea, quarrel

argumenteer = maintain

Argus = Argus

argwaan = suspicion

argwanend = suspicious

aria = air, aria

Ariër = Aryan

Aries = Aryan

aristokraat = aristocrat

aristokrasie = aristocracy

aristokraties = aristocratic

Aristoteles = Aristotle

ark = ark

Ark van die Verbond = Ark of the Covenant

arm = arm, miserable, poor

armband = bracelet

arme = pauper, poor man

Armenië = Armenia

Armeniër = Armenian

Armenies = Armenian

armhorlosie = watch, wrist-watch

armoede = poverty

arnika = arnica

aroma = aroma, flavour

aronskelk = arum

arrestant = arrested person, prisoner

arrestasie = apprehension, arrest, detention

arresteer = arrest

arriveer = arrive, end up, get

arrogant = arrogant

arsenaal = armoury, arsenal

arterie = artery

arteriosklerose = arteriosclerosis

artesies = artesian

artikel = article, commodity

artillerie = artillery

artilleris = artilleryman, gunner

artis = artist

artisjok = artichoke

artistiek = artistic

artritis = arthritis

arts = doctor, physician

artseny = drug, medicine, pharmaceutical

as = ash, cinder, as, when, how, like, such as, than, if, provided that

asalea = azalea

asbes = asbestos

Asdag = Ash Wednesday

asem = breathe

Asepoestertjie = Cinderella

asepties = aseptic

asetileen = acetylene

aseton = acetone

asfalt = asphalt

asfalteer = asphalt

Asiaat = Asian

Asiaties = Asian, Asiatic

Asië = Asia

asiel = asylum

asimmetries = asymmetric, asymmetrical, dissymmetric

asimut = azimuth

asjoublief = please

asketies = ascetic

asma = asthma, shortness of breath, wheeziness

asmalyer = asthmatic, asthmatic patient

asmaties = asthmatic, wheezy

asof = as if, as though, in a way

Asoriese Eilande = Azores

aspek = appearance, aspect, look, sight, view

aspersie = asparagus

aspidistra = aspidistra

asseblief = please

assimileer = assimilate

Assirië = Assyria

Assiriër = Assyrian

Assiries = Assyrian

assisteer = abet, aid, assist, help

assistensie = aid, help

assistent = aid, assistant, helper

assistente = assistant, lady help

assuransie = insurance

assureer = insure

Astekies = Aztec

aster = aster

asterisk = asterisk

asteroïde = asteroid

asteroïed = asteroid

astrologie = astrology

astroloog = astrologer

astronomie = astronomy

astronomies = astronomic, astronomical

astronoom = astronomer

asyn = vinegar

atavisme = atavism, throw-back

ateïs = atheist

ateïsme = atheism

ateljee = atelier, studio, work-room, workshop

Atheens = Athenian

Athene = Athena, Athene, Athens

Athener = Athenian

Atlanties = Atlantic

Atlantiese Oseaan = Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean

atleet = athlete

atletiek = athletics

atleties = athletic

atmosfeer = atmosphere

atmosferies = atmospheric

atol = atoll

atomies = atomic

atoom = atom

atoombom = atom bomb

atoomenergie = atomic energy

atoomgewig = atomic weight

atrofie = atrophy

attensie = acuity, advertence, advertency, attention

attent = attentive

Atties = Attic

au = ouch, ow

aubade = aubade

auditorium = auditory

Augias = Augeas

Augiasstal = Augean stable

Augustus = Augustus, August

aula = auditorium

Aurora = Aurora

Australië = Australia

Australiër = Australian

Australies = Australian

aviateur = airman, aviator

avonturier = adventurer

avontuur = adventure

avontuurlik = adventurous

awend = evening

Awendland = Occident

baadjie = jacket

baai = bay

baaierd = chaos, tangle

baaihokkie = bathing box

baaiklere = bathing suit, bathing-suit

baaikostuum = bathing suit, bathing-suit

baak = beacon

baal = bale

Baäl = Baal

baan = path, road, way, course, race-course, track, running track, width, playground, orbit, trajectory, route

baanbreker = pioneer

baantjie = post

baanveër = sweeper

baanwagter = signalman

baar = wave, litter, strecher

baard = beard

baarmoeder = uterus, womb

baars = bass

baas = boss, chief, leader, master

baat = gain, profit, avail, advantage, benefit

baatsug = selfinterest, selfishness

baatsugtig = self-interested, selfish

baatsugtigheid = selfinterest, selfishness

baba = baby

bababed = bedstead

babel = barbel

baber = barbel

babetjie = baby

Babilon = Babel, Babylon

Babilonië = Babylonia

Babilonies = Babylonian

Bacchus = Bacchus

bad = bath

badhokkie = bathing box

badhuis = bathroom

badkamer = bathroom

badklere = bathing suit, bathing-suit

badkostuum = bathing suit, bathing-suit

badkuip = bath

badpak = bathing suit, bathing-suit

badplaas = spa

badshuis = bathroom

badspons = bathing-sponge

bagasie = baggage, luggage

bagatel = trifle

baie = a lot of, much, many, plenty of, quite, very, very much

bajonet = bayonet

bak = bake, fry, tub, vat, basin, bowl, pelvis

bakatel = trifle

bakbaard = whiskers, side-whiskers

bakboord = port side

bakeliet = bakelite

baken = beacon

baker = nurse, dry-nurse, monthly nurse

bakkebaard = whiskers, side-whiskers

bakker = baker

baklei = be at loggerheads, tussle

baksteen = brick

bakterie = bacterium

bal = ball, dance

balans = equilibrium, weight

baldakyn = baldachin, canopy

balderja = valerian

balderjan = valerian

Baleare = Balearic Islands

Baleariese Eilande = Balearic Islands

balju = taskmaster

balk = beam, girder

Balkan = Balkans

balkon = balcony

ballade = ballad, ballade

ballast = ballast

ballerina = ballerina, ballet dancer, ballet girl

ballet = ballet

balletdanser = ballet dancer

balletdanseres = ballerina, ballet dancer, ballet girl

balling = exile

ballingskap = exile

ballistiek = ballistics

ballon = balloon

balroos = Guelder rose

balsem = embalm, balm, balsam

Balties = Baltic

Baltiese See = Baltic Sea

balustrade = balustrade, banisters, parapet, railing

bamboes = bamboo

banaal = commonplace, dismal, trite

banaliteit = banality, triteness, triviality, platitude

banana = banana

band = binding, strip, tape, tyre

bandiet = bandit

bang = afraid

banjo = banjo

bank = bank, bench

banket = banquet

bankier = banker, bank manager, bank clerk, bank official

bankrekening = bank account, banking account

bankrot = bankrupt, bankruptcy, failure

bankrot raak = be bankrupt, go broke

banneling = exile

bannelingskap = exile

Bantoe = Bantu

Bantoe- = Bantu

baobab = baobab

Baptis = baptist

barak = barrack, barn, shack, shanty, shed

barbaar = barbarian

barbaars = barbaric

barbaarsheid = barbarity, barbarousness

barbarisme = barbarism

Barbarye = Barbary

barbier = barber

bard = bard

bariton = baritone

barium = barium

barmhartig = charitable, merciful

barnsteen = amber

barometer = barometer

baron = baron

barones = baroness

baronie = barony

barrière = barrier

barrikade = barricade

barrikadeer = barricade

bars = split, burst, crack, flaw

basaar = bazaar, fair, market

basalt = basalt, whimstone

Basel = Basel, Basle

basies = basic

basiliek = basilica

basilika = basilica

basilikum = basil

basis = base, basis

Bask = Basque

basketbal = basketball

Baskies = Basque

baskule = weighing machine

bas-relief = bas-relief, low relief

bassin = basin, reservoir

bastion = bastion

Bataaf = Batavian

bataljon = battalion

Bataviaan = Batavian

Batavier = Batavian

battery = accumulator, battery, storage battery

bauxiet = bauxite

bazaar = bazaar, fair, market

beantwoord = answer

beboude gebied = built-up area

bed = bed

bedaar = calm down

bedags = by day, during the day, in the daytime

bedank = thank, quit, resign, reject, refuse

bedanking = rejection, refusal

beddegoed = bed-clothes, bedding

beddeken = blanket

beddekussing = pillow

bedding = bed, watercourse

bede = appeal, entreaty, supplication

bedeel = endow

bedees = abashed, self-conscious, shy

bedeesheid = bashfulness, shyness, timidity

bedehuis = church, church-building, harrier, kite, house of worship, place of worship

bedek = cover

bedel = beg

bedelaar = beggar

bedelares = beggar-woman

bedelary = begging

bedelbroeder = mendicant friar

bedelmonnik = mendicant friar

bedelorde = mendicant order

bedelry = begging

bedelvrou = beggar-woman

bedenking = consideration, deliberation, objection

bedenktyd = time to consider

bederf = damage, injure, spoil, corruption, bribe, go bad, corruption, decay, depravation, taint, putrefy, rot

bederfbaar = perishable

bederflik = perishable

bederfweermiddel = antiseptic

bederfwerend = antiseptic

bederwe = go bad, putrefy, rot, spoil

bedevaart = pilgrimage

bedevaartganger = pilgrimage

bedien = serve, administer the last sacraments

bediende = maid, servant, boy

bediening = attendance, service, waiting

bedil = carp at, haze, quibble

bedilsiek = censorious

bedilsug = censoriousness

beding = set conditions, stipulate, condition, stipulation, terms

bedinging = condition, stipulation, terms

bedink = think, think about, reflect on

bedissel = arrange, fix up, prepare

bedkussing = pillow

bedlaken = sheet

bedlêend = bedridden, confined to one's bed, laid up

bedoel = aim, intend, mean

bedoeling = intention, meaning, plan

bedol = crazy, insane, mad, nuts

bedompig = airless, close, frowsy, stuffy

bedorwe = spoiled, addled, bad, rotten

bedot = fool, hoax, mystify, trick

bedra = amount to

bedrag = amount, sum

bedreig = menace, threaten

bedreiging = menace, threat

bedremmeld = dazed, perplexed, upset

bedrewe = experienced, expert, skilful, skilled, skillful, practised, adroit, clever, dexterous

bedrewenheid = expertness, skilfulness, skill, skillfulness

bedrië = be unfaithful, be unfaithful to, cheat, deceive

bedrieër = cheat, deceiver, imposter, fraud

bedrieëry = swindle

bedrieg = be unfaithful, be unfaithful to, cheat, deceive

bedrieglik = deceptive, delusive, fallacious, deceitful

bedroef = afflict, grieve, cause pain, cause pain to, distress, give pain to

bedroefdheid = sadness, grief, sadness, sorrow

bedroewe = afflict, grieve, cause pain, cause pain to, distress, give pain to

bedroewend = dismal, miserable

bedrog = swindle

bedruip = baste

bedruk = dejected, depressed, dismal, gaunt, miserable, sad, print

bedruktheid = dejection, depression, oppression, sadness, sorrow

bedryf = act, certificate, diploma, document, enterprise, achieve, act, do, make, perform, handicraft, occupation, trade, accomplish, achieve, keep, observe, perform, profession

bedryfskapitaal = working capital

bedryfsklaar = in working order

bedryfsleier = manager

bedrywe = achieve, act, do, make, perform, accomplish, keep, observe

bedrywig = active

bedrywigheid = activity, gusto, spirit, stir, zest

bedsprei = bedspread, counterpane, coverlet

bedug = agitated, anxious, afraid

bedugtheid = fear

beduidenis = indication, meaning

bedwing = bridle, check, restrain, control, govern, rule

beef = quiver, shiver, tremble

beëindig = accomodate, end, finish, terminate

beëindiging = end, ending, accomplishment

beek = brook, stream

beeld = figure, diagram, image, picture, representation, metaphor, statue

beeldenaar = effigy, head

beeldend = plastic

beelderig = delightful, lovely, charming

beeldestorm = iconoclasm

beeldestormer = iconoclast

beeldhou = carve, sculpture

beeldhouer = sculptor

beeldhouwerk = sculpture

beeldig = delightful, charming, lovely

beeldradio = television, TV

beeldryk = full of images

beeldskoon = lovely

beeldspraak = metaphor

beeldstorm = iconoclasm

beeldstormer = iconoclast

beeltenis = image, picture, portrait

been = leg, paw, bone

beenbreuk = fracture of the leg

beenwindsel = puttee

beer = abutment, bear, boar

beërf = inherit

beerklou = acanthus, cow parsnip, hogweed

beërwe = inherit

beerwyfie = she-bear

bees = animal, beast, bovine, bovine animal

beesagtig = beastly, bestial

beesvleis = beef

beet = beet, bite

beetgryp = clutch, grapple, capture, catch

beethê = have got hold of, fool, hoax, mystify, trick

beetkry = capture, catch, grapple

beetneem = clutch, capture, catch, grapple, fool, hoax, mystify, trick, take in

beetnemery = mystification

beetpak = clutch, capture, catch, grapple

beetsuiker = beet sugar, beetroot sugar

beetvak = clutch, grapple

beetvat = capture, catch, grapple

bef = bands

befaamd = famous

befaamdheid = fame, hearsay, renown, repute, rumor, rumour

begaaf = gifted, talented

begaafdheid = aptitude, disposition, talent

begaan = achieve, act, do, make, perform, accomplish, achieve, keep, observe, tread, walk, walk upon

begaanbaar = passable, practicable

begeef hom = go

begeer = covet, desire, wish

begeerbaar = desirable

begeerlik = desirable

begeerte = avidity, covetousness, eagerness, greediness, desire, want, wish

begeester = inspire

begeestering = inspiration

begelei = accompany, escort

begeleider = accompanist, companian

begeleiding = accompaniment, escort

begeleier = accompanist, companian

begenadig = amnesty, pardon, forgive

begenadiging = absolution, pardon

begerig = acquisitive, eager, greedy

begerigheid = alacrity, avidity, covetousness, eagerness, greediness

begewe hom = go

begiet = irrigate, water

begiftig = donate, give, endow

begin = begin, commence, start, beginning, commencement, start

beginletter = initial

beginneling = beginner

beginner = beginner

beginpunt = starting point

beginsalaris = commencing salary

beginsel = element, principle

beginselvas = firm in one's principle, firm in one's principles

beginselverklaring = declaration of policy, platform, programme, statement of policy

beginsnelheid = initial velocity

begluur = peep, peep at, spy, spy upon

begluurder = spy

begoël = bewitch, delude

begoëlsing = delusion, spell, illusion

begogel = bewitch, delude

begogelsing = delusion, spell, illusion

begonia = begonia

begraaf = bury, entomb, inter

begraafplaas = cemetery, God's acre, graveyard

begraafplek = cemetery, God's acre, graveyard

begrafnis = burial, funeral, interment

begrafnisondernemer = mortician, undertaker

begrafnisonderneming = undertaker's business

begrafnisstoet = funeral procession

begrawe = bury, entomb, inter

begrawing = burial, funeral, interment

begrens = abridge, confine, limit, restrict, confined, limited, restricted

begrensing = limitation, restriction

begrip = conception, idea, notion, understanding, concept

begripsvermoë = understanding

begripsverwarring = confusion of ideas

begroei = overgrow

begroet = greet, salute

begroeting = greeting, salutation

begroot = appraise, estimate, rate

begroting = budget, estimate, estimates

begrotingstekort = budgetary deficit

begryp = understand, realize

begrypbaar = understandable

begryplik = understandable

begryplikerwys = for obvious reasons, understandably

begryplikerwyse = for obvious reasons, understandably

begryplikheid = comprehensibility, intelligibility

begunstig = favour

begunstiging = favour, protection

begyn = beguine

begyntjie = beguine

behaag = please

behaaglik = agreeable, enjoyable, lovely, nice, pleasant, comfortable, pleasing

behaaglikheid = pleasantness

behaagsiek = coquettish

behaagsug = coquetry

behaal = achieve, acquire, attain, get, obtain, accomplish, reach, earn, gain, win

behaard = hairy, hirsute

behae = pleasure

behalwe = apart from, but, except, other than, besides, except, except for

behandel = care for, cure, treat, discuss, treat, deal with, handle

behandeling = treatment

behang = hangings, paper, paper-hangings, wall-paper, tapestry, wall covering

behanger = paperer, paper-hanger

behangsel = hangings, paper, paper-hangings, wall-paper, tapestry, wall covering

behangselpapier = hangings, paper, paper-hangings, wall-paper, tapestry, wall covering

behartig = look after

behartigenswaardig = considerable, sizable

behartiging = care

beheer = administration, management

beheers = control, govern, restrain, rule, know how, composed, restrained, self-possessed

beheerser = ruler, sovereign

beheersing = control, reign, rule

beheks = bewitch, delude

behels = comprise, contain, include

behendig = adroit, clever, dexterous, skillful

behendigheid = expertness, skilfulness, skill, skillfulness

behep met = affected with, afflicted with, subject to

behoed = guard, preserve, protect, save, shelter

behoedsaam = careful, cautious

behoedsaamheid = caution

behoef = need, require

behoefte = need, want

behoeftig = miserable, needy

behoeftigheid = destitution, distress, indigence, need, penury

behoor = belong to, befit, be fitting, have to, must, ought to, should

behoorlik = decent, fitting, proper, suitable, decently, properly

behoorlikheidshalwe = decently, properly

behoort = belong to, befit, be fitting, have to, must, ought to, should

behoor tot = belong to, be one of

behoort tot = belong to, be one of

behou = conserve, keep, maintain, preserve, keep, save, rescue, hang onto, hold

behoud = conservation, maintenance, preservation, retention, salvage, salvation, recovery

behoudend = conservative

behoudenis = salvage, salvation, recovery

behoudens = bar, barring, except for, subject to, without prejudice

behoudensgesind = conservative

behuis = housed

behulpsaam = accommodating, helpful

behulpsaamheid = helpfulness, readiness to help

beiaard = carillon, chimes

beide = both

beier = peal, ring

Beiere = Bavaria

Beiers = Bavarian

beige = beige

beïndruk = impress

beïnvloed = act, affect, influence

beitel = carve, chisel

bejaard = old

bejammer = be sorry about, regret, begrudge, mourn

bejammerenswaardig = regrettable

bek = beak, bill, mouth

bekaf = exhausted, tired out, worn out

bekeer = convert

bekeerling = convert, proselyte

beken = acknowledge, admit, confess, profess

bekend = well-known

bekendheid = acquaintance, conversance, familiarity, knowledge

bekendmaak = issue, proclaim, acquaint, let know, inform

bekendmaking = proclamation, advice, announcement, communication, message, notice, report

bekendstel = issue, proclaim, acquaint, let know, inform

bekentenis = acknowledgement, admission, confession

beker = goblet

bekering = conversion

bekken = cymbal, basin, bowl, pelvis

bekkenis = cymbalist

beklaag = have compassion on, pity

beklaagde = accused, defendant

beklaaglik = dismal, miserable, pitiful, poor

beklad = slander, soil, spot, stain

beklae = have compassion on, pity

beklaenswaardig = dismal, miserable, pitiful, poor

beklag = complaint

beklag doen = complain

beklagenswaardig = dismal, miserable, pitiful, poor

beklee = occupy, take, cover, overlay, clothe, dress

bekleed = cover, overlay, clothe, dress

beklemd = oppressed

beklemde breuk = strangulated hernia

beklemdheid = dejection, depression, oppression

beklemming = dejection, depression, oppression

beklemtoon = accent, accentuate, stress

beklim = ascend, climb, scale

beklimbaar = mountable

beklimming = ascent, climbing, mounting

beklink = conclude, dispatch, expedite, finnish, settle

beklouter = ascend, climb, scale

beknibbel = bargain, haggle

beknor = blame, rebuke, reproach, reprove, scold

bekoel = cool, cool down

bekom = get, have, receive

bekommerd = anxious

bekommer hom = care about, take care of

bekommering = care, concern

bekommernis = care, concern

bekonkel = intrigue

bekoor = attract, draw, entice, tempt, charm

bekoorlik = charming, lovely

bekoorlikheid = charm

bekoring = temptation, charm

bekort = abbreviate, abridge, shorten

bekorting = abbreviation

bekostig = bear the cost of, defray the cost of, pay the expenses of

bekragtig = acknowledge, confirm, corroborate, ratify, sanction

bekragtiging = confirmation, ratification, sanction

bekreun hom = pay attention to, take account of, take into account, care about, take care of

bekritiseer = censure, criticize

bekrompe = narrow, close, cramped

bekroning = coronation

bekroon = crown, award a prize

bekruip = come over

bekruis = check off, mark with a cross, put a cross against, tick off

bekryg = make war against, make war on, wage war against, wage war on

bekwaald = barely, hardly, only just, scarcely, ailing

bekwaam = able, capable

bekwaamheid = ability

bel = give a ring, ring, ring the bell, bell

belaag = beset, threaten

belaai = burden, load

belae = beset, threaten

belaglik = ridiculous

beland = arrive, end up, get

belang = concern, interest, gain, profit, advantage, benefit

belangegemeenskap = community of interests

belangeloos = disinterested

belangende = about, concerning

belangrik = important, serious

belangrykheid = concern

belangstel in = be interested in, take an interest in

belangstelling = interest

belangwekkend = interesting

belas = tax, burden, load

belasbaar = subject to tax

belaster = slander

belasting = tax

belastingaanslag = assessment

belastingbetaler = ratepayer, taxpayer

belastingdruk = tax burden

belastingjaar = fiscal year

belastingkantoor = tax-collector's office

belastingpligtige = ratepayer, taxpayer

belastingstelsel = fiscal system, system of taxation, tax system

belastingverhoging = tax hike, tax increase

belastingverlaging = tax abatement, tax reduction, tax relief

belastingvermindering = tax abatement, tax reduction, tax relief

belastingvry = duty-free, tax-free

belê = invest, cover, cause, cause to take place

beledig = abuse, insult, offend

beledigend = insulting, offensive, opprobrious, abusive, nasty

belediging = abuse, insult

beleë = mature, ripe

beleef = go through, live to see, experience, live through, survive, courteous, polite, well-mannered

beleefdheid = courtesy, politeness

beleefdheidshalwe = out of courtesy, out of politeness

beleen = borrow money on, pawn

beleër = besiege

belêer = investor

beleëraar = besieger

beleëring = siege

beleg = invest, cover, cause, cause to take place, siege

belegger = investor

beleid = policy, politics, discretion, generalship, prudence, musical time, tact

beleidvol = careful, cautious

belemmer = bar, hinder, inhibit, prevent, bother, disturb, trouble

belemmering = handicap, impediment, obstacle, hindrance

belend = abut, adjoin, be next to

belendend = adjacent, adjoining, neighbouring

belening = pawning

belese = well-read

belet = hindrance

beletsel = hindrance, obstacle

belewe = go through, live to see, experience, live through, survive

belewenis = experience

belewing = experience

Belg = Belgian

België = Belgium

Belgies = Belgian

Belgrado = Belgrade

belhamel = bell-wether

belief = please

belig = demonstrate, exhibit, expose, illuminate, light

beliggaam = embody

beliggaming = embodiment

beligting = exposure, lighting

beligtingsduur = exposure time

beligtingsmeter = exposure meter

beligtingstyd = exposure time

belladonna = belladonna

belletrie = belles-lettres

beloer = peep, peep upon, spy, spy upon

belofte = affirmation, promise

beloning = compensation, reward

beloof = promise

beloon = compensate, reward

belowe = promise

belroos = erysipelas

beluister = listen

beluisteraar = listener

belus = acquisitive, eager, greedy

belus wees op = covet

bely = acknowledge, admit, confess, profess

belydenis = acknowledgement, admission, confession

bemagtig = clutch, grab, grasp, grip, seize

beman = man

bemanning = crew

bemantel = mask

bemeester = overpower, prevail over

bemerk = notice

bemes = fertilize

bemesting = dressing, fertilization, manuring

bemiddel = act as agent

bemiddelaar = agent

bemiddeld = in easy circumstances, well-to-do

bemiddeling = mediation

bemin = love

beminde = beloved, loved one, lover, sweetheart, well-beloved

beminlik = lovable

beminlikheid = sweetness

beminnaar = lover

beminnenswaardig = lovable

beminnenswaardigheid = sweetness

bemisting = dressing, fertilization, manuring

bemodderd = muddy, mud-stained

bemoedig = encourage

bemoediging = encouragement

bemoeial = bushbody, meddler

bemoeienis = efforts

bemoeigees = meddlesomeness

bemoeilik = hamper, hinder, thwart

bemoeisiek = meddlesome

bemoeisug = meddlesomeness

bemoeisugtig = meddlesome

benaam = call

benadeel = harm, hurt, injure, prejudice

benader

= approach, approximate

benadruk = accent, accentuate, emphasize

benaming = appellation, name

benard = straitened, in distress

benardheid = abashment, embarrassment, perplexity

bende = band, bevy, gang

benede = below, downstairs, underneath

benedebuur = neighbour on the lower storey

benedebuurman = neighbour on the lower storey

benedeloop = lower course

benedeverdieping = ground-floor

Benediktyner = Benedictine, Benedictine monk

Benediktynermonnik = Benedictine, Benedictine monk

benedy = bless

beneem = abstract, take away

benefice = benefit performance

beneficevoorstelling = benefit performance

Benelux = Benelux

benepe = in distress, afraid, timid

benepenheid = pettiness, small-mindedness

benewel = befog, cloud, dim

beneweld = tipsy

benewens = together with

Bengaals = Bengal

Bengaalse vuur = bengal-light, bengal-lights

Bengale = Bengal

benodig = necessary

benodigdhede = materials, necessaries, requisites

benoem = call, appoint, nominate

benoeming = nomad, appointment, nomination

benoorde = above

benou = agitate, alarm

benoud = stale, agitated, anxious, close, cramped, airless, oppressive, stiffling, sultry

benouend = alarming, grave, serious, burdensome, onerous, airless, oppressive, stiffling, sultry

benseen = benzene

bensien = gasolene, gasoline, petrol

bensienreservoir = gas tank, petrol tank

bensine = gasolene, gasoline, petrol

bensinereservoir = gas tank, petrol tank

benul = idea, notion, sense, realization

benut = make use of, turn to good account, utilize, employ, use

benuttig = make use of, turn to good account, utilize, employ, use

beny = envy

beoefen = exert, practice

beoefenaar = practitioner

beoefening = practice

beoog = aim, intend

beoordeel = censure, criticize, judge

beoordelaar = judge

beoordeling = criticism

beoorlog = make war against, make war on, wage war against, wage war on

beoorloog = make war against, make war on, wage war against, wage war on

beooste = east of, eastward of, to the east of

Beosië = Beotia

bepaal = define, attach, determine, fasten, fix, affix, make fast, secure, set conditions, stipulate, qualify, abridge, confine, limit, restrict, command, order, tell

bepalend = defining, determining

bepaling = definition, fixing, adjunct, condition, stipulation, terms, regulation

bepantser = armour

bepantsering = armour

beperk = abridge, confine, limit, restrict

beperkend = restrictive

beperking = limitation, restriction

beplan = plan

beplant = plant

beplanting = plantation, planting

bepleister = plaster

bepleit = advocate, plead

beploe = plough

beploë = plough

beploege = plough

bepoeier = powder

bepraat = persuade, discuss

beproef = afflict, grieve, attempt, test, try

beproewe = afflict, grieve, attempt, test, try

beproewing = affliction

beraadslaag = deliberate

beraadslaging = consultation, deliberation

beraam = make a project of, plan

beraming = plan, project, scheme

berberis = barberry

bêre = put away, stow, store, conserve, keep, maintain, preserve

beredder = arrange, fix up, liquidate, put in order, tidy

berede = mounted

beredeneer = argue, discuss, reason about, reason upon

bereg = administer the last sacraments

beregting = administration of the last sacraments

berei = prepare, finish

bereid = finished, ready, through

bereiding = preparation

bereidvaardig = kind, obliging, ready, willing

bereidwillig = kind, obliging

bereik = accomplish, achieve, attain, get, reach, range, reach

bereikbaar = accessible

bereisd = travelled, widely-travelled

bereken = calculate, count, figure, work out, charge

bereklou = cow parsnip, hogweed

beremus = bearskin, bearskin cap

bêreplek = depository, box-room, storage room

berg = mountain

bergagtig = mountainous

bergamot = bergamot

bergbeklimmer = Alpinist, climber, mountain climber, mountaineer

bergengte = defile, mountain pass

berghelling = mountain slope

berging = salvage, salvation, recovery

bergingsmaatskappy = salvage company

bergkam = mountain ridge

bergklimmer = Alpinist, climber, mountain climber, mountaineer

bergkristal = rock-crystal

bergloon = salvage, salvage money

berglug = mountain air

bergmuis = lemming

bergpik = asphalt

bergpunt = mountain peak, mountain top, pinnacle

bergreeks = chain of mountains, mountain chain, mountain range, rand

bergrug = mountain ridge

bergspits = mountain peak, mountain top, pinnacle

bergtop = mountain peak, mountain top, pinnacle

berig = account, information, communication, advice, announcement, message, notice, report

beril = beryl

berilsteen = beryl

berin = she-bear

berispe = reproach, rebuke, reprove, scold, blame

berisping = observation, remark, reproof, reproach

berk = birch

berkeboom = birch

Berlyn = Berlin

Berlyner = Berliner

Berlyns = Berlin

berlynsblou = Prussian blue

berm = shoulder, verge, verge of a road

Bern = Berne

beroemd = famous, glorious

beroemdheid = fame, renown, celebrity, glory

beroep = appeal, handicraft, occupation, trade, profession

beroeps- = professional

beroer = abet, agitate, incite, stir up, agitate, alarm, touch lightly

beroerd = bad, miserable, nasty, poor, abject, dismal, meager, wretched

beroering = agitation, commotion

beroerte = fit, apoplectic fit, seizure, stroke, stroke of apoplexy

berokken = activate, cause, give rise to

beroof = rob, deprive, deprive ... of

berooid = miserable, needy

berou = repentance

beroue = feel sorry for, regret, repent, repent of

berouhebbend = contrite, penitent, repentant

berouvol = contrite, penitent, repentant

berowe = rob

berower = robber

berowing = robbery

berrie = stretcher

berug = of ill repute

beruik = smell at, sniff at

berus = acquiesce, resign oneself

berusting = acquiescence, rezignation

bery = drive over, ride over

berybaar = passable, practicable

berym = rhyme

beryp = frosted, hoar

besadig = staid, moderate, reasonable, abstemious, sober, staid, temperate

beseël = acknowledge, confirm, corroborate, seal

beseëling = sanction

beseer = hurt

besef = understand, realize, notion, sense, realization, be aware of, be conscious of, realize, awareness, consciousness

besem = broom

beset = pregnant, with young, busy

besete = crazy, insane, mad, nuts

besetene = lunatic

besetenheid = craziness, insanity, lunacy, madness

besetting = garrison, occupation

besie = cricket

besiel = inspire

besield = enthusiastic

besielend = inspiring

besieling = alacrity, enthusiasm, inspiration

besien = consider, deem, look, look at, regard, view, watch, see

besienswaardig = worth seeing

besig = busy

besigheid = activity, occupation

besighou = distract, divert, entertain

besinning = awareness, consciousness

besit = possession, property, own, possess

besitting = possession, property

beskaaf = civilize, cultivate, grow

beskaafdheid = good breeding, refinement

beskaam = put to shame

beskaamd = ashamed

beskaamtheid = shame

beskadig = damage, injure, spoil

beskadiging = damage

beskadu = cast a shadow

beskaduwee = cast a shadow

beskamend = humiliating

beskawe = civilize, cultivate, grow

beskawing = civilization

beskeid = document, paper, answer, reply

beskeidenheid = modesty

beskeie = discrete, moderate, reasonable, modest

beskerm = shelter, protect

beskermeling = protégé

beskermengel = guardian angel

beskermer = patron

beskermheer = patron

beskermheilige = patron

beskerming = protection

beskermling = protégé

beskiet = bombard, fire at, fire upon

beskieting = firing

beskik = arrange, fix up

beskikbaar = available

beskikking = accommodation, adjustment, arrangement, decision, disposition

beskilder = paint over

beskimmel = get mouldy

beskimmeld = mouldy

beskimp = jeer, jeer at, taunt

beskinder = slander

beskindering = backbiting, scandal, slander

beskonke = drunk, intoxicated

beskonkenheid = drunkenness, inebriety

beskrywing = account, description

beslis = absolutely, definitely, without fail

besluit = decide

besoedel = soil

besoek = visit

besoeker = caller, visitor

besoekersboek = visitor's register

besonderheid = detail

bespaar = save, spare

bespreek = reserve, book

bespreking = booking

bestaan = exist

beste = best

besteding = expenses

bestel = book, order, reserve

bestelling = order

bestudeer = study

bestuur = direct, guide, manage, steer, conduct, lead

bestuurder = director, manager

beswaar = protest

betaal = pay

betaam = befit, be fitting

beteken = imply, mean, signify

betekenis = meaning

betekenisvol = significant

beter = better

Betlehem = Bethlehem

betrekking = post

betrokke = concerned, in question

betyds = at the right time, in time

beuk = beech

bevat = comprise, contain, include

bevestig = affirm, assent, say yes, acknowledge, confirm, corroborate

bevolking = population

bevorder = advance, promote

bevordering

= promotion

bevrore = frozen

bevrug = pregnant, with young

bewaar = conserve, keep, maintain, preserve

beweeg = actuate, move

beweging = movement

bewering = contention, assertion

bewonder = admire

bewys = proof, sign, token

biblioteek = library

bibliotekaris = librarian

bid = pray

bied = advance, offer, propose, suggest

bieg = acknowledge, admit, confess, profess, acknowledgement, admission, confession

bier = ale, beer

bikini = bikini

biljart = billiards

billik = fair, just, righteous

bind = bind, connect, join, tie, tie up

binne = a, in, inside, into, on, per, within

binnekort = soon

binnelands = aboriginal, domestic

bioskoop = cinema, movie theatre

Birma = Burma

Birmaan = Burmese

Birmees = Burmese

Bisantium = Byzantium

Bisantyns = Byzantine

biskop = bishop

bismut = bismuth

bison = bison, buffalo

bitter = acerbic, bitter

blaarslaai = lettuce

blaas = blow

bladsy = page

blank = blank, white

blanke = European, white man

bleik = point out to be

blik = can, tin, tin can

blind = blind

blink = bright, brilliant

bloed = blood

bloedrooi = blood red, blood-red

bloedverwant = relative

Bloemfontein = Bloemfontein

bloese = blouse

blok = block, pad

blokletter = type

blom = bloom, flower

blou = blue

Bloubaard = Bluebeard

blus = extinguish, put out

bly = remain, stay, stay over, happy, glad

bo = over, above, on top, overhead, upstairs

bobbejaan = baboon

Boeddha = Buddha

Boeddhisme = Buddhism

Boeddhist = Buddhist

boek = book

Boekarest = Bucharest

boekhou = accounting, book-keeping

boer = agrarian, farmer

boereplaas = estate, farm, property, ranch

Boergondië = Burgundy

Boesman = Bushman

boete = fine

boetekaartjie = minutes, protocol

bogenoemd = above, above-mentioned

Boheems = Bohemian

Boheme = Bohemia

boks = box

bokser = boxer

Boliwië = Bolivia

Boliwies = Bolivian

Bolsjewiek = Bolshevik

Bolsjewis = Bolshevik

Bombaai = Bombay

bondel = bunch, bundle, cluster, sheaf

bonus = bonus

boodskap = errand, message

boom = tree

boonop = on top of

boor = bore

boord = orchard

bord = plate

bordeel = brothel

bors = bosom, breast, chest

borsel = brush

bos = forest, woods

bosbok = bushbuck

bots = collide

botsing = collision

bottel = bottle

botter = butter

bouer = builder

braai = barbecue, roast, toast

Brabander = Brabantine

Brabant = Brabant

Brabants = Brabantine

brand = burn, conflagration, fire

brandewyn = brandy

brandstof

1. fuel

Brasiliaan

1. Brazilian

Brasiliaans

1. Brazilian

Brasilië

1. Brazil

breek

1. break

breekbaar

1. breakable, brittle, fragile

brein

1. brain

Bretagne = Bretagne, Brittany

brief = letter

briefkaart = postcard

bril = glasses, spectacles

bring = bring, fetch

brinjal = aubergine, brinjal, eggfruit, eggplant

Brit = Briton

Brits = British

broei = incubate, sit

broer = brother

broerskind = niece, nephew

bron = fountain, source, spring

brons = bronze

brood = bread, loaf

brosjure = leaflet, pamphlet, paperback

brug = bridge

bruin = brown

Brunswyk = Brunswick

Brussel = Brussels

Brussels = Brussels

Brusselse spruitjies = Brussels-sprouts

buffel = buffalo

buffer = buffer, bumper

buig = bend

buis = barrel, channel, pipe, tube

buite = outside, outside of

buiteland = foreign country

bul = bull

Bulgaar = Bulgar, Bulgarian

Bulgaars = Bulgarian

Bulgarye = Bulgaria

bundel = collection

burger = middleclass citizen, citizen, hamburger

buro = bureau, office

bus = bus, autobus, omnibus

bushalte = bus stop, busstop

buurman = neighbour

by = at, beside, by, near, nearby, near to, next to, with

bybel = bible

by benadering = about, approximately

bylae = addition, adjunct

bymekaar = together

bymekaarbring = collect, gather, pick up, join, unite

byna = almost, nearly

bynaam = byname, nickname, sobriquet

byt = bite

byvoeg = add

bywoon = attend, be present, witness

bywoord = adverb

bywoordelik = adverbial

Caesar = Caesar

Calvyn = Calvin

Carthager = Carthaginian

Carthago = Carthage

casino = casino

Celebes = Celebes

Ceylon = Ceylon

chaos = chaos, tangle

chemie = chemistry

Chileen = Chilean

Chileens = Chilean

Chili = Chile

China = China

Chinees = Chinaman, Chinese

chirurg = surgeon

chloor = chlorine

Christelik = Christian

Christen = Christian

Christendom = Christianity

Christus = Christ

Cipries = Cypriot, Cypriote

Ciprioot = Cypriot

Ciprus = Cyprus

Columbus = Columbus

Confucius = Confucius

Curaçao = Curaçao

daad = achievement, act, action, accomplishment

daag = assign

daagliks = daily

daal = descend, go down, land

daar = there, at that place

daardie = that, that one, yonder, those

daardie een = that, that one, yonder

daar gunder = over there, yon, yonder

daarmee = thereby

daarna = afterwards, next, subsequently

daarom = on that account, therefore

daarso = there

daarvandaan = from there, thence

dadelik = at once, instantly, immediately, without delay, just, right away, right now

dag = hello, day

dagvaarding = summons

dam = king, lady, queen

dame = lady, madam, Mrs.

damestudent = student, female student

dan = then

dank = thank

dankbaar = thankful

dankie = thank you, thanks

danksy = thanks to

dans = dance

dapperheid = courage

Dardanelles = Dardanelles, Hellespont

darem = genuinely, indeed, really, truly, absolutely

das = tie, necktie

dat = that

dateer = date

datum = date

deeglik = enormously, extremely

deelneem = participate, share, take part

deels = partially, partly

Deen = Dane

Deens = Danish

definisie = definition

definitief = absolutely, definitely, without fail

deftig = beautiful, fine, handsome, lovely

dek = cover

dekade = decade

deken = blanket

dekor = décor, decoration

delikaat = dainty, delicate, fine, refined

demokrasie = democracy

demokraties = democratic

den = fir, pine, pine-tree

Denemarke = Denmark

denneboom = fir, spruce, spruce-fir

departement = department

deponeer = deposit

deporteer = deport

derde = third

dertien = thirteen

dertig = thirty

Desember = December

destyds = then

detail = detail

deur = from, of, since, by, by means of, on, with, door, through

deurbring = pass, spend

deurdat = because, for the reason that

deurmaak = go through, live to see, experience, live through, survive

deurmekaar = dazed, perplexed, upset

deurpad = motor road, motorway, super highway, turnpike

deursnee = profile

Deuteronomium = Deuteronomy

diamant = diamond

die = the, that, that one, yonder

dié = those, this

die aftog blaas = retreat

die Elsas = Alsace, Elsass

dieet = diet

dief = thief

die Kaapprovinsie = Cape Province

die Krim = Crimea

diens = service

diep = deep, profound

diepte = depth

dier = animal, beast

dieretuin = zoo

dieselfde = the same

die Transkei = Transkei

digter = poet

dikwels = frequently, often, regularly

dimensie = dimension, measurement

dinee = dinner, midday meal

ding = affair, business, business deal, case, matter

dink = account, deem, opine, think

Dinsdag = Tuesday

diploma = diploma

direk = direct, straight

direkteur = director, manager

dissipline = discipline

dit = that, that over there, those, these, this, this here, it

dit daardie = that, that over there, those

dit hierdie = these, this, this here

doel = aim, goal, purpose, target

doen = achieve, act, do, make, perform

dogter = daughter, girl, lass, wench

dokter = doctor, physician

dokument = document, paper

dom = addled, foolish, stupid

dominee = pastor

Dominikaans = Dominican

donasie = gift, present

Donau = Danube

Donderdag = Thursday

donker = bleak, dark, dismal, dreary, dim

donkie = ass, donkey

dood = dead, death

doodmaak = extinguish, put out

doodskiet = shoot dead

doof = deaf

doop = baptism, christening

doopnaam = Christian name

doos = box

dor = dry

Dories = Dorian, Doric

dorp = village

dors = thirsty

dors wees = be thirsty

dosyn = dozen

dra = carry, wear

draagbaar = litter, strecher

draai = turn

dragtig = pregnant, with young

Drakensberge = Drakensberg Mountains

drama = drama

dreigement = menace, threat

drie = three

Driekoninge = Epiphany, Twelfth-night

Driekoningefees = Epiphany, Twelfth-night

dringend = pressing, urgent

drink = drink, drink to excess

drinkpan = bar, pub

dromedaris = dromedary

dronk = drunk, intoxicated

droog = dry

droogte = dryness

druif = grape

druk = press, oppress, squeeze

drup = drip

dryf = drift, be adrift, float, swim, chase, drive, drive on, impel, shoo, actuate, drive

duidelik = clearly

duim = thumb

duisend = thousand, one thousand

duister = dark, dim

Duits = German, German language

Duitse masels = German measles

Duitser = German

Duitse taal = German, German language

Duitsland = Germany

duiwel = devil

dun = airy, gaunt, lean, slender, thin

durf = courage

dus = accordingly, then, therefore, consequently, so, subsequently, thus

duur = costly, dear, expensive, pricey

dwarsdeur = across, throughout

dwerg = dwarf, midget, pigmy

dwing = compel, force

edel = noble

edelweiss = edelweiss

Eden = Eden

Edenburg = Edinburgh

eed = oath

eekhoring = squirrel

eekhorinkie = squirrel

een = one

eend = duck

eendag = at some time, ever, sometime

een en twintig = twenty-one

een-en-twintig = twenty-one

eenheid = unity, unit

eensaam = lonely, solitary

eensaamheid = isolation, separation

eergister = the day before yesterday

eerlik = above-board, honest

eers = at some time, ever, sometime, first, firstly, first of all

eerskomende = nearest, next, close, nearby

eerste = first

eet = eat, feed

eetkamer = dining-room

eetservies = crockery set

eeu = centennial, century

effek = effect, impression

effektief = actual, real

Egeïese Zee = Aegean, Aegean Sea

eggenoot = husband

eggo = echo

Egipte = Egypt

Egiptenaar = Egyptian

Egipties = Egyptian

egter = but, however, nevertheless, yet

ei = egg

eie = own, personal

eienaar = owner

eienaardig = odd, peculiar, strange, typical

eiendomsagentskap = broker

eierplant = aubergine, brinjal, eggfruit, eggplant, brinjal eiervrug = aubergine, brinjal, eggfruit, eggplant

eik = oak

eiland = island

einde = end, ending

eindeksamen = leaving examination

eindig = accomodate, end, finish, terminate, come to an end, end up, expire

eintlik = to tell the truth

ekonomies = economical

eksamen = investigation, examination, test

Eksodus = Exodus

eksperiment = experiment

ekstase = ecstasy

ekstra = additional, extra

ekstreem = excessive, inordinate, extreme

eland = eland, elk, moose

elders = elsewhere

elegant = elegant

elegie = elegy

elektries = electric

elektrisiteit = electricity

elektron = electron

elementêr = elemental, elementary

elf = eleven, elf

elke = all the, each, every, everybody, every one

elkeen = all the, each, every, everybody, every one

els = alder

Elsas = Alsace, Elsass

Elsasies = Alsatian

Elsasser = Alsatian

elsboom = alder

emigreer = emigrate

emosie = affection, emotion

en = and

energie = energy

Engeland = England

Engels = English, English language

Engelsman = Englishman, Sassenach

enige = a few, any, some, whichever, whoever

enige tyd = any time, momentarily

enigiemand = a, any, anybody, some, somebody, one, someone, some one

enigiets = anything, something

enigste = alone, only, sole, solitary

enkele = a few, any, some

enorm = enormous, huge, immense

ens. = etc.

ensovoorts = and so on, et cetera

erediens = service, worship service

êrens = anywhere, somewhere

erf = inherit

erg = important, serious

erken = acknowledge, confirm, corroborate

ernstig = important, serious

ertjie = pea

ervare = accomplished, adept, experienced, expert

ervaring = experience

esel = ass, donkey

Eskimo = Eskimo

esperantis = Esperantist

Esperanto = Esperanto

Est = Estonian

Estland = Estonia

Ests = Estonian

ete = meal

Ethiopië = Abyssinia, Ethiopia

Ethiopiër = Ethiopian

Etrurië = Etruria

Etruriër = Etrurian, Etruscan

Etruries = Etrurian, Etruscan

Etruskies = Etrurian, Etruscan

Eufraat = Euphrates

Europa = Europa, Europe

Europeaan = European

Europeër = European

Europees = European

Europese bison = European bizon, wisent

Eva = Eva

evolusie = development, evolution

ewe = alike, all the same, equally, a while, momentarily, a few minutes, a moment, equally, likewise

ewig = eternal, for ever, forever

fabriek = factory

familie = family

familielid = relative

fase = phase, stage

fasiliteer = facilitate

fassineer = fascinate

Februarie = February

fee = fairy

feit = fact

feodaal = feudal

ferm = firm, robust, sturdy, solid

fiets = bike, cycle, bicycle

fietsry = cycle

fiks = healthy, well

Filippyns = Philippine

Filistyn = Philistine

film = film, motion picture, movie

Fin = Finn

Finland = Finland

Finlander = Finn

Fins = Finnish

firma = company, firm

flard = rag, scrap

fliek = go to the cinema, go to the movies

fliekhuis = cinema, movie theatre

flikker = flare, flare up

floreer = be succesful, prosper

flou word = faint, swoon

fluit = flute

fonds = fund

fooitjie = tip

forel = trout

formeel = formal

fossiel = fossil

foto = photograph

fout = aberration, error, mistake

framboos = raspberry

Frankeland = Franconia

Frankies = Frankish

Frankryk = France

Frans = French, French language

Franse taal = French, French language

Fries = Frisian

Friesland = Friesland

funksie = function

gaaf = good, nice, okay, fine, very well

gaan = go

gaan staan = halt, come to a halt, stop

gade = wife

galery = gallery

Galicies = Galician

Gallië = Gaul

gans = goose

garage = garage

garnaal = prawn

gas = gas, guest

gasvry = hospitable

gasvryheid = hospitality

gat = hole

geadresseerde = addressee

geag = dear

gebed = prayer

gebeur = come about, happen, occur

gebeurtenis = event, occasion, occurence, opportunity, chance

gebied = area, region

geboorte = birth

gebou = building

gebruik = custom, habit, way, employ, use, make use of

gebruiker = user

gedaante = form, shape

gedagte = thought

gedeeltelik = partially, partly

gedek = pregnant, with young

gedig = poem

gedra hom = behave, conduct oneself

geduld = patience

geduldig = patient

gedurende = for, during, whereas, while, whilst

gee = give

geel = yellow

geen = no

gees = soul, ghost, phantom, fairy, intellect, mind, spirit

geesdrif = alacrity, enthusiasm

geesdriftig = enthusiastic

geheim = secret

gehoorsaam = obey

geïnteresseerd = gripped, interested

geld = money

geldstuk = coin

... gelede = ... ago

geleentheid = chance, event, occurence, opportunity

geliefde = beloved, loved one, lover, sweetheart, well-beloved

geluk = luck, happiness

gelukkig = fortunate, happy

gelukkig wees = be lucky, have good luck

gelykheid = draw, equality

gemiddeld = average, mean, middle

genealogie = family tree, genealogy, pedigree

genealogies = genealogical

genealoog = genealogist

geneig = inclined

generaal = general

generasie = generation

Genesis = Genesis

Geneve = Geneva

geniet = be glad, enjoy, rejoice, delight in

genoeg = enough, sufficient

genot = fun, pleasure

genre = genre

Gent = Ghent

Genua = Genoa

geografies = geographic, geographical

geparenteer = affined, akin, related

geraamte = skeleton

gereed = finished, ready, through

gereëld = regularly

geregtigheid = justice, righteousness

gerieflik = comfortable

Germaan = German, Teuton

Germaans = Germanic, Teutonic

geruime tyd = a long time, for a long time, long

gerus = <politeness particle>

gesag = authority, glamour, prestige

gesels = speak, talk

gesig = expression, face

gesin = family

gesins- = domestic

geskei = divorced

geskenk = gift, present

geskie = come about, happen, occur

geskiedenis = story, history

geskikt = appropriate, becoming, seemly, suitable, convenient, handy, opportune, of use

geskoolde = able

geslag = generation, sex

geslaglys = generation

geslagregister = generation

gesond = healthy, well

gesondheid = health

gespanne = strained

gesprek = conversation

getroud = married

geur = odour, scent, smell

geveg = action, battle, scuffle, struggle

gevolglik = accordingly, consequently, so, subsequently, thus

gevolgtrekking = conclusion, inference

geweldig = enormous, huge, immense

gewete = conscience

gewig = weight

gewild = popular

gewoon = common, ordinary, usual

gewoond wees = accustom, be in the habit of

gewoonlik = ordinarily, usually

gewoonte = custom, habit, way

gholf = golf, gulf

gids = handbook, guide, guidebook

gier = vulture

giet = pour, scatter, shed

giftig = poisonous

gil = yell

gimnastiek = gymnastics

ginder = over there, yon, yonder

ginds = over there, yon, yonder

gips = gypsum, plaster of Paris

gister = yesterday

glad nie = not at all

glas = glass

gleuf = slot

glimlag = smile

glo = account, accredit, believe, deem

gly = glide, slip

god = god

godsdiens = religion

godsdienstig = pious, religious

goed = good, nice, okay, well

goedkoop = cheap, inexpensive

goeiemiddag = good afternoon

goeiemôre = good morning

goeienaand = good evening

goeienag = good night

Goeie Vrydag = Good Friday

golf

= golf, gulf

gooi = throw

gordel = belt, zone

gordyn = curtain

Goties = Gothic

gou = fast, quickly, swiftly

goud = gold

goudgeel = golden yellow

Goudkus = Gold Coast

goudmyn = gold-mine

goudvis = goldfish

goue = gold, golden

gou maak = go fast, hurry, rush

graad = degree, grade, heading, title

graag = willingly

Graal

= Grail

gram = gram, gramme

grammatika = grammar

gras = grass, herb

grasgroen = grass green

gratis = free

grens = boundary, frontier, limit

gretig = acquisitive, eager, greedy

Griek = Greek

Griekeland = Greece

Grieks = Greek, Hellenian, Hellenic

griep = flu, grip, influenza

grimeer = make up

grimering = make up, make-up

groen = green

Groenland = Greenland

groente = vegetable

groep = group

groet = greet, salute, greeting

grond = ground, soil

grondwet = constitution

groot = big, great, large

Groot-Brittanje

= Britain, Great Britain

grootmoeder = grandmother

grootouers = grandparents

grootte = bulk, dimension, extend, size

grootvader = grandfather

grot = cave, grotto, cavern, den

groutjie = ass, donkey

gryp = clutch, grab, grasp, grip, seize

grys = grey

Guinee = Guinea

Gulde Vlies = Golden Fleece

gunsteling- = advantageous, favourable

haai = shark

haalbaar = achievable

haan = cock, rooster

haar = her, to her, his, its, their, she

haarkapper = barber, hairdresser

haas = haste, hare, go fast, hurry, rush

haastig = hurried, fast, quick, rapid, speedy, swift

haat = hate

hael = hail

Haïti = Haiti

hakie = clamp, brace, bracket, parenthesis, staple

halfbroer = half-brother

halfsuster = half-sister

hallo = hello

hals = neck

hamburger = hamburger

hand = hand

handel = business, commerce, trade

handelaar = businessman, merchant

handlanger = abetter, accessory, accomplice

handtekening = signature

hang = droop, hang

hanteer = handle, manipulate

hap = morsel, mouthful

hard = loud

hardloop = run

hare = hasir, hairs, hers

hart = heart

Havanna = Havana

Hawaïes = Hawaiian

Hawaiï = Hawaii

hawe = harbor, harbour, port

hê = have, have got

Hebreër = Hebrew, Jew

Hebreeus = Hebrew, Jewish

Hebride = Hebrides, Western Islands

heelal = universe

heeltemal = at all, entirely, quite, wholly

heer = gentleman, lord, Mr.

heerlik = agreeable, enjoyable, lovely, nice, pleasant, delicious

heide

= heath

heilig = sanctify

heks = witch

hel = hell

held = hero

helder = bright, clear, light, distinct, plain

heldhaftig = heroic

heldin = heroin, heroine

hele = entire, overall, whole

Helleens = Hellenian, Hellenic

Hellespont = Dardanelles, Hellespont

helm = helmet

help = abet, aid, assist, help, accomodate

Helvesië = Helvetia

hemel = heaven, sky

Hemelvaartdag = Ascension Day

hemp = shirt

hen = chicken, fowl

hengel = fishing rod

hengelaar = angler

herdenking = recollection

herder = shepherd

herfs = autumn

herhaal = repeat

herinnering = memory, recollection

herken = recognize

herkoms = lineage, origin

heroïen = heroin

heroïne = heroin

hert = deer

heuning = honey

heup = hip

hiëna = hyaena

hier = here

hierbo = above

hierdie = these, this

hierheen = here, hither, this way

hiervandaan = from here, hence

higiënies = hygienic

Hindoe = Hindu

Hindoe- = Hindu

Hindoes = Hindu

hings = stallion

hitte = heat

hoe = as, how, like, such as

hoed = hat

hoek = angle, corner

hoekom = what for, wherefore, why

hoe laat = what time

hoender = chicken, hen, fowl

hoer = hooker, whore

hoerhuis = brothel

hoes = cough

hoeveel = how many, how much

hoeveelste = how many, what number

hoe ver = how far

hof = court

hok = cage

hokkie = hockey

Holland = Holland

Hollander = Dutchman, Hollander

Hollands = Dutch

hom = him, to him

hom bemoei met = interfere with

hom besin = think, think about, reflect on

hond = dog

honderd = hundred, one hundred

Hongaar = Hungarian

Hongaars = Hungarian

Hongarye = Hungary

honger = hungry

honger wees = be hungry

hoofkwartier = headquarters

hoofpyn = headache

hoofsaaklik = above all, especially, chiefly, mainly, principally

hoofstad = capital, capital city, metropolis

hoofweg = major road

Hooglander = Highlander

Hooglied = Canticles, Song of Solomon, Song of Songs

hoop = hope

hoor = hear, find out, learn of

horing = hooter, horn, klaxon

horlosie = watch

horror = horror

hospitaal = hospital

hotel = hotel

hou = hang onto, hold

houding = behaviour, conduct, deportment, position, attitude

houer = holder, socket

hout = timber, wood

hou van = appreciate, like

huidig = actual, current, present, present-day

huis = house

huis toe = home

huldig = honor, honour

hulle = them, to them, their, them, her, his, its

hulle s'n = theirs

hulp = aid, help

hurk = cower, crouch, squat

huur = hire

huurmotor = taxi

huwelik = marriage, matrimony

hy = he, him

hyser = elevator, lift

Iberies = Iberian

ideaal = ideal

idee = idea

idioom = idiom

iemand = a, any, anybody, some, somebody, one, someone, some one

iep = elm

Ier = Irishman

Ierland = Ireland

Iers = Irish

iets = anything, something

ignoreer = ignore, leave out of account

immigreer = immigrate

immoreel = abandoned, nasty

impak = effect, impression

in = a, in, inside, into, on, per, within

in aanmerking kom = be considered, count

in alleryl = fast, quickly, swiftly

inasem = inhale

in bedwang hou = govern, head up, restrain, control, rule

inbreker = burglar

indeks = index

Indiaan = Indian, American Indian

Indiaans = Indian, Red Indian

Indië = India

in die algemeen = generally

in die ander tyd = pregnant, with young

in die geheim = behind one's back, underhand

indien = if, provided that

Indiër = Indian

Indies = Indian

Indiese tier = tiger

individueel = individual

Indo-China = Indo-China

Indo-Europeaan = Indo-European

Indo-Europeër = Indo-European

Indo-Europees = Indo-European, Indo-Germanic

Indo-Germaans = Indo-European, Indo-Germanic

Indonesië = Indonesia

Indonesiër = Indonesian

Indonesies = Indonesian

Indo-Sjina = Indo-China

indruk = effect, impression

industrie = industry

ineenkrimp = cower, shrink

in elk geval = in any event

informasie = account, information

ingenieur = engineer

inheems = aboriginal, domestic, native

inhoud = contents

in kennis stel = acquaint, inform, report

inleiding = introduction, preface

inlewer = deliver, furnish, supply, convey, hand, hand over, pass

inligting = account, information

inligtingskantoor = inquiry-office

inmaak = preserve

innig = close, intimate, cardiac, cordial, hearty, warm, above-board, sincere

inrigting = institute

inruil = interchange, swap

insameling = collection

insident = event, occasion, occurence, opportunity

insig = notion, sense, realization

insit = enter, insert, put in, put away, stow

inskep = dish up

insluitend = including, inclusively

inspekteur = inspector

inspektisto = inspector

inspuit = inject

inspuiting = injection

instel = begin, commence, start

instituut = institute

instruksie = directions, instruction

inteendeel = on the contrary, otherwise

intelligent = intelligent, sagacious

intens = acute, intense, intensive

interessant = interesting

internasionaal = international

intusse = all the time, in the meantime, meanwhile

in verband met = toward, towards, with reference to

invoer = import

invul = fill, fill in, fill up

Ionies = Ionian

Iraaks = Iraqi, Iraquian

Irak = Iraq

Irakiër = Iraqi, Iraquian

Iran = Iran, Persia

Iraniër = Iranian, Persian

Iranies = Iranian

Islam = Islam

Islamities = Islamic

isolasie = insulation, isolation

Israel = Israel

Israeli = Israelian

Israelies = Israelian

Israeliet = Hebrew, Jew, Israelite

Israelities = Israelite, Israelitish

Istanboel = Istanbul

Italiaan = Italian

Italiaans = Italian

Italianer = Italian

Italië = Italy

item = element, fragment, item, particle

ivoor = ivory

ja = yes

jaag = race, run, chase, hunt

jaar = year

jaarliks = annual, yearly

jag = yacht

jager = hunter

jakkals = jackal

jaloers = jealous

Jamaika = Jamaica

jammer = alas, regrettably, unfortunately

jammer wees = be sorry about, regret

Januarie = January

Japan = Japan

Japannees = Japanese

Japanner = Japanese

Japans = Japanese

jas = coat, overcoat

Java = Java

Javaan = Javanese

Javaans = Javan, Javanese

jeens = at, by, on, upon, across from, against, in exchange for, opposed to, opposite

Jehova = Jehovah

Jerusalem = Jerusalem

Jesus = Jesus

joernalis = journalist

Johannesburg = Johannesburg

jongmens = youngster, youth

jonk = young

Jood = Hebrew, Jew

Joods = Jewish

Jordaan = Jordan

Josef = Joseph

josie = devil

jou = thee, to thee, to you, to thee, you, your

joune = yours

juis = accurate, precise, correct, exact, proper, right

Julie = July

julle = thee, to thee, to you, you, your, ye, thou

julle s'n = yours

Junie = June

Jupiter = Jove, Jupiter

juweel = gem, jewel

juwelier = jeweller

jy = thou, you

jy-en-jou = thee and thou

Kaap die Goeie Hoop = Cape of Good Hope

Kaapprovinsie = Cape Province

Kaaps = Cape

Kaapstad = Cape Town

kaart = map

kaartjie = bill, ticket, note

kaartjieskantoor = booking-office

kabaret = cabaret

kabeljou = cod, codfish

kabinet = cabinet

kafeteria = cafetaria

Kain = Cain

Kaïro = Cairo

Kalifornië = California

kalkoen = turkey

kalm = calm, quiet, tranquil

kalmeer = appease, calm, quiet, soothe, still

Kalvarieberg = Calvary, Golgotha

kam = comb

kameel = camel

kameelperd = giraffe

kamer = chamber, room

kamera = camera

Kameroen = Cameroon

kamp = camping ground, camping site, camp of tents, tented camp

kampeer = camp, be encamped, lie encamped, camp out

kampeerterrein = camping ground, camping site

kan = be able to

kanaal = canal, channel

Kanada = Canada

Kanadees = Canadian

Kanaries = Canary

Kanariese Eilande = Canary Islands

kandidaat = candidate

kangeroe = kangaroo

kanker = cancer, canker

kans = chance, luck

kanselleer = abjure, abolish, abrogate, annul, cancel, remit

kant = side

kantoor = bureau, office

kantoorklerk = clerk

Kapitool = Capitol

kapster = hairdresser, female hairdresser

kaptein = captain

kar = cart, chariot

karakter = character, nature, personality

karig = in short supply, scanty, scarce

karma = karma

Karmeliet = Carmelite

Karpate = Carpathians, Carpathian mountains

kas = cabinet, closet, cupboard, sideboard

Kaspiese See = Caspian Sea

kasset = cassette

kasteel = castle

Kastiliaans = Castillian

kat = cat

katalogus = catalogue, directory

katoliek = Catholic

katolisisme = Catholisism

Kaukasus = Caucasus

keel = throat

keer = occasion, time

, halt, stop

kelder = basement, cellar

kelkie = cocktail

kelner = waiter

Kelt = Celt

Kelties = Gaelic, Celtic

ken = be acquainted with, know

Kenia = Kenya

kenmerkend = characteristic

kennis = acquaintance, knowledge

kennisgewing = account, information, communication advice, announcement, message, notice, report

kerk = church, church-building, harrier, kite

kerrie = curry

kersboom = Christmas tree

Kersfees = Christmas, Christmas feast, Yule

Kersmis = Christmas, Christmas feast

Kersvader = Father Christmas

Keulen = Cologne

keuse = choice, election

kies = choose, elect, pick out

kiesel = silicon

kilogram = kilo

kilometer = kilometre

kind = child, bairn, infant

kla = complain

klaar = already, by now, yet, finished, ready, through

klank = sound

klap = hit, knock, strike

klaploper = cadger, parasite, sponger

klas = class

klassiek = classic, classical

klavier = piano

klee = clothe, dress

kleefband = adhesive tape

klein = diminutive, little, small

Klein-Asië = Asia Minor

kleindogter = granddaughter

kleingeld = change

kleinkind = grandchild

kleinseun = grandson

klere = clothes, clothing

klets = gossip

kleur = colour, dye, tint

kleuterskool = nursery school

kliek = clan, clique, coterie, junto, set

kliënt = client, customer

klik = clap, click, rattle

klim = climb

klimaat = climate

kliniek = clinic

klink = sound

klokkie = bellflower, Canterbury bell

klomp = are, bevy, collection, group, heap, herd, set, bevy, collection, group, heap, herd, set, pile, stack

kloof = ravine

klub = club, society

knie = knee

knip = bolt

knoop = button, knot, node

knop = button

kobalt = cobalt

kobra = cobra

kode = code

koeël = bullet

koei = cow

koel = cool

koepee = compartment, coupé

koerant = gazette, magazine, newspaper, periodical, daily paper, journal

koffer = trunk

koffie = coffee

kollega = colleague

kollege = college

kolom = column, pillar

kolonie = colony, settlement

kom = come

kombinasie = combination

kombuis = kitchen

komedie = comedy

komhalertjie = Adam's apple

kommandant = commander

kommentaar = annotation, note

kommissie = commission

kompak = compact

kompartement = compartment, coupé

kompetisie = competition, contest

koms = arrival

kondukteur = guard

koneksie = connection

Kongo = Congo, Zaire

koning = king

koninkryk = kingdom

konsep = draft, rough draft, plan, project, scheme

konsert = concert

Konstantinopel = Istanbul

konsternasie = alarm, consternation

konsul = consul

kontak = contact

kontant = cash, in cash

kontrak = contract

kontrole = administration, management

kontroleer = audit, check, check up on, supervise, verify

konyn = rabbit

kook = boil, cook

koop = buy, purchase, take over

koors = ague, fever

koorsig = feverish

kop = head, pate

kopdoek = kerchief

Kopenhagen = Copenhagen

kopiereg

= copyright

koppelaar = clutch

koppie = cup, kopje

koppies-en-pierings = bellflower, Canterbury bell

Korinthies = Corinthian

kort = brief, short

kos = cost,food, nourishment

kostelik = lovely, fine, great, delicious

kou = chew

koud = bleak, chilly, cold

koud word = get cold

kous = stocking

kraal = bead

krag = force, strength, vigour

krap = scratch

kredietkaart = credit card

kreëer = create

kreef = crayfish, lobster

Kremlin = Kremlin

Kreta = Crete

Krim = Crimea

krisis = crisis, depression, emergency

Krisjna = Krishna

kristal = crystal

kritiseer = censure, criticize

Kroaat = Croat

Kroasië = Croatia

Kroaties = Croatian

krokodil = crocodile

kronkel = meander, twist, wind around

kropslaai = lettuce

kruier = porter

kruip = crawl, creep

kruis = cross

Kruisberg = Calvary, Golgotha

kruisskyf = steak, beefsteak

kruk = crutch

kry = get, have, receive

Kuba = Cuba

Kubaan = Cuban

Kubaans = Cuban, cubic

kubus = cube

kudde = are, bevy, collection, group, heap, herd, set, flock

kuier = attend, call on, see, visit

kuikendief = church, church-building, harrier, kite

kultuur = culture

kuns = art

kunsgalery = art gallery

kunstenaar = artist

kunstig = artificial, artistic

, adroit, clever, dexterous, skillful

kurk = cork

kursus = class, course

kus = kiss, coast, seaside, shore

kussing = cushion

kwaai = bad, miserable, nasty, poor

kwaal = ailment, disease, illness

kwalifikasie = ability, qualification

kwalifiseer = qualify

kwartier = quarter of an hour

kweek = cultivate, grow

kwessie = question, dispute, quarrel

kwytskelding = acquittal

kyk = consider, deem, look, look at, regard, view, watch

kyker = spectator

kyk na = consider, deem, look, look at, regard, view, watch

laag = layer

laai = drawer, burden, load

laat = allow, leave, let, release, late, tardy

laatste = last

laerskool = primary school

lag = laugh

laken = sheet

lam = lamb

lamp = lamp

landbou = agriculture, farming, tillage

landbouer = agrarian, farmer

landbouskool = agricultural school

landskap = landscape, scenery

lang = long

langs = at, beside, by, near, nearby, near to, next to, alongside

langsaan = nearby

lank = a long time, for a long time, long

Lap = Laplander, Lapp

Lapland = Lapland

Laplander = Laplander, Lapp

Laplands = Lapp, Lappish

later = later, later on, afterwards, next, subsequently

Latyn = Latin

Latyns = Latin

lawaai = ado, din, noise, agitation, riot, tumult

lê = lie, recline

leef = be alive, live

leek = layman

leen = borrow

leer = teach, leather, learn

leër = army

leerware = leather goods

lees = read

leeu = lion

legende = legend

lei = conduct, direct, guide, head, lead

Leiden = Leyden

leiding = steering, platform, stage

leier = leader

lek = hole

lekker = agreeable, enjoyable, lovely, nice, pleasant, agreeably, comfortably, pleasantly

lekkers = delicacy, tidbit, sweet

lektor = lector, lecturer

lelie = lily

lelik = nasty, ugly

lemming = lemming

lemoen = orange

lengte = length

lening = loan

lente = spring, springtime

lepel = spoon

les = lesson

lessenaar = desk, lectern, school desk

Let = Latvian, Lett

Letland = Latvia

Lets = Latvian, Lettish

lettergreep = syllable

letterkunde = literature

leunstoel = armchair

lewe = life

lewendig = adroit, agile, alert, brisk, keen

lewer = liver, deliver, furnish, supply

Libanon = Lebanon

Liberië = Liberia

Libië = Libya

Libiër = Libyan

Libies = Libyan

lid = acolyte, member, supporter, limb

lidmaatskap = membership

liefde = affection, love

liefhê = love

lieflik = gentle, soft, sweet, tender

lief wees vir = appreciate, like

liewer = preferably, rather

lig = light

liggaam = body

ligroos = pink

lindeboom = lime-tree, linden-tree

linguïs = linguist

linguïsties = linguistic

linkerkant = left, left side

links = on the left, left, to the left

lisensie = licence, license

Lissabon = Lisbon

Litaue = Lithuania

Litauer = Lithuanian

Litaus = Lithuanian

liter = liter, litre

literatuur = literature

logies = logical

lok = attract, decoy, lure

Londen = London

long = lung

Loofhuttefees = Feast of Tabernacles

loop = flow, function, operate, run, work

-loos = -less, un-

lork = larch

lorkboom = larch

lot = destiny, fate, ill fate, fortune, luck

Lotaringe = Lorraine, Lothringen

lourier = laurel

Lucifer = Lucifer, Satan

lug = air

lughawe = aerodrome, airdrome, airfield, airport

lugpos = airmail

lugposbrief = air letter, aerogramme

lui = lazy, slothful, sound

Luik = Liège

luiperd = leopard

luister = listen

luister naar = listen

lupien = lupine, she-wolf

lupine = lupine, she-wolf

lus = disposal, inclination, tendency

luukse = deluxe, de luxe, luxurious

lyf = body

Lyfland = Livonia

Lyflands = Livonian

lyk = appear, look, cadaver, corpse, appear to be, seem

lyn = line

lys = list

ma = mother

maag = stomach

maak = achieve, act, do, make, perform

maal = occasion, time

maaltyd = meal

maan = moon

maand = month

Maandag = Monday

maar = but, however, nevertheless, yet

Maart = March

Macedonië = Macedonia

Machiavelli = Machiavelli

Madagaskar = Madagascar

Madonna = Madonna

Madrid = Madrid

maer = gaunt, lean, meager, skimpy, skinny, thin, slender, thin

mag = force, strength, vigour, be allowed to, may, power, be able to, ability, have the right to

makker = buddy, companion, comrade, pal

maklik = easy, facile, comfortable

maksimum = maximum

mal = crazy, insane, mad, nuts

Malakka = Malacca

Maleis = Malay

malmokkie = guinea-pig

Malta = Malta

Maltees = Maltese

Malteser = Maltese

mal wees oor = be fond of, love

man = husband

mandjie = basket

mangaan = manganese

mango = mango

manlik = male, masculine

Mantsjoerye = Manchuria

Maria-ligmis = Candlemas

mariëteklokke = bellflower, Canterbury bell

mark = bazaar, fair, market, marketplace

marmotjie = guinea-pig

Marokkaan = Moroccan

Marokkaans = Moroccan

Marokko = Morocco

marten = marter, weasel

marter = marten

masboom = pine, pine-tree

masjien = engine, machine

masker = mask

massa = accumulation, crowd, heap, mass, multitude, pile, lump

mat = carpet

materieel = material

matig = moderate, reasonable

medies = medical

medisyne = drug, medicine, pharmaceutical

medium = average, mean, middle

meebring = bring along, take along

meedeel = communicate, report, acquaint, let know, inform

meen = account, accredit, believe, deem, guess, presume, suppose, surmise

meer = lake, loch, more, else, further, more, on

meeste = most

meganisme = action

Mei = May

meisie = girl, lass, wench

mekaar = each other, one another

Mekka = Mecca

Melanesië = Melanesia

Melanesiër = Melanesian

Melanesies = Melanesian

meld = advertise, announce, give notice, give an account, report, acquaint, let know, inform

melk = milk

Meneer = gentleman, lord, Mr.

meng = blend, mingle, mix, shuffle

mengsel = admixture, mixture

menigte = accumulation, crowd, heap, mass, multitude, pile

mening = opinion

mens = man, human being

mensekind = man, human being

menslik = human

merendeels = for the greater part, for the most part, mostly

merk = find, notice, perceive

mes = knife

met = by, by means of, on, through, with

meter = metre

meubel = piece of furniture

Mev. = lady, madam, Mrs.

Mevrou = lady, madam, Mrs.

Mexikaans = Mexican

Mexiko = Mexico

middag = good afternoon

middagete = dinner, midday meal

Middel-Ooste = Middle East

mielies = corn, Indian corn, maize, mealies

miljoen = million

millimeter = millimetre

min = little

minder = fewer, less

mineraal = mineral

minimum = minimum

minister = minister

minste = fewest, least

minuut = minute

mis = fog, mist

miskien = maybe, mayhap, perchance, perhaps, possibly

misterieus = abstruse, mysterious

mite = myth

Mnr. = gentleman, lord, Mr.

mode = fashion, mode

modern = modern

moed = courage

moeder = mother

Moedermaagd = Madonna

moeg = tired

moeilik = difficult, hard, inconvenient

moeilikheid = difficulty, trouble

moeite = effort

moet = have to, must, ought to, should

Mohammedaans = Islamic

Mohammedanisme = Islam

mol = mole

mond = mouth

Mongolië = Mongolia

Mongool = Mongol, Mongolian

Mongools = Mongolian

monnik = monk

monster = monster, sample, specimen

Montenegro = Montenegro

Montenegryn = Montenegrin

Montenegryns = Montenegrin

monument = monument

mooi = beautiful, fine, handsome, lovely

moontlik = possible

moontlikheid = possibility

moordenaar = murderer

môre = tomorrow

môreaand = tomorrow evening

moreel = moral

môreoggend = tomorrow morning

morfologie = morphology, accidence

Mosambiek = Mozambique

Moskou = Moscow

Moskowiet = Muscovite

mossie = sparrow

mot = moth

motel = motel

motor = automobile, car, motor car

motorfiets = motorcycle

motorfietsryer = motor-cyclist

motorhawe = garage

motoris = motorist

motreën = drizzle, drizzling rain

muis = mouse

munt = coin

muntstuk = coin

mus = cap

museum = museum

musiek = music

musiekinstrument = musical instrument

muur = wall

muurbal = squash

my = me, to me, my

myl = mile

myn = mine

mynbou = mining

myne = mine

myself = myself

'n = a, an

na = at, to, toward, towards, after, behind, close, near, nearby

naaldwerk doen = sew

naam = call, appellation, name

naamlik = namely, viz.

naand = good evening

naaste = nearest, next

naasteliefde

= charity, love of one's neighbour

na behore = decently, properly

na beliewe = as one pleases

naburig = adjacent, nearby, neighbouring

naby = at, beside, by, near, nearby, near to, next to, close

nadat = after

nadelig = detrimentally, disadvantageously, prejudicially

nader = approach, nearer

naderkom = advance, approach, come close, come closer, come on

nael = nail

naelpolitoer = nail-varnish

nag = night

nagereg = dessert

nagklub = night club, night spot

nagvlinder = moth

nakomelingskap = offspring

nalatenskap = estate

namekaar = consecutively

Namen = Namur

Namibië = Namibia

nar = buffoon, jester, clown

narkotiseur = anaesthesist

nasien = revise

nasionaal = national

nasionaliteit = nationality

nat = wet

Natal = Natal

na ... toe = at, to, toward, towards

natuur = character, nature

natuurlik = of course, natural, naturally

naverwantskap = affiliation, blood-relationship, affinity, relationship

navorsing = investigation, examination, test, exploration, research

navraag = question

naweek = week-end

'n bietjie = a little, rather

Ndebele = Ndebele

nè = isn't it, isn't that so, or not

Nederduits = Low German

Nederlander = Dutchman

Nederlands = Dutch

nee = no

neef = cousin, nephew

neem = accept, receive, take, take in, get, lay hold of, pick up, take

nege = nine

negentien = nineteen

negentig = ninety

nek = neck

nêrens nie = nowhere

net = exclusively, just, only, alone, just, solely, exactly, okay, right, just now

netjies = cleanly cut, net, neat, precize

netnou = soon

neuk = have sex

neus = nose

Nguni = Nguni

nie = not

niemand nie = neither, nobody, none, no-one

nier = kidney

nietemin = but, however, nevertheless, yet

Nieu-Suid-Wallis = New South Wales

nig = niece

Nigeria = Nigeria

niggie = cousin, niece

niks = nothing, not an ace

niks nie = nothing

nodig = necessary

nodig hê = need, require

noem = mention

nog = still, yet

nogal = a little, rather, some, somewhat, to some extent, enough, quite, sufficiently

nog 'n = additional, another

nog niet = not yet

nommer = number, numeral

noodhulp = first aid

nooi = invite

Noor = Norwegian

Noord-Amerika = North America

noordelik = northern

Noordpool = Arctic, the Arctic

noordpool- = Arctic

noordwaarts = north, northward, northwards

Noors = Norwegian

Noorweë = Norway

Noorweegs = Norwegian

Noorweër = Norwegian

noot = bank note, banknote, grade

normaal = normal

notisie = grade, note, annotation

nou = at present, now

nou net = just, just now

nou-nou = soon

November = November

'n paar = a few, any, some

'n rukkie gelede = recently

'n uur se stap = an hour's walk

nuus = news, novelty, something new

nuuskierig = agog, inquisitive, curious

nuut

= new, novel

Nuwejaarsdag = New Year's Day

nuweling = novice

nywerheid = industry

o = oh

oefen = exercise, practise

oefening = exercise, practice

Oekraine = Ukraine, the Ukraine

Oekrainer = Ukrainian

Oekrains = Ukrainian

oeros = aurochs

oewer = bank, border, edge, shore

of = or

offisieel = official

Oktober = October

olie = oil

olifant = elephant

olm = elm

om = at, by, on, upon, beside, with

omdat = because, for the reason that, as, because, for, since

omgewing = environment, environs, surroundings

omsit = put on

omstandigheid = circumstance

omtrent = about, approximately

onaangenaam = bleak, dismal, dreary, horrible, ghastly, grisly, nasty

onafhanklik = autonomic, autonomous, independant

ondankbaar = thankless, ungrateful, unthankful

onder = below, beneath, under, underneath

onderaan = below, downstairs, underneath

onderdruk = choke, quell, suffocate, suppress

onderhoud = conversation, interview

onderneming = enterprise

onderrig = instruction

ondersoek = examine, investigation, examination, test, explore, investigate, research, exploration

ondersteun = abet, support, sustain

ondertoe = down, underneath

ondervinding = experience

onderwerp = theme, topic, subject

onderwys

= education

onderwyser = instructor, teacher

onderwyseres = teacher, female teacher

ongedierte = vermin

ongeduldig = impatient

ongeluk = accident

ongelukkig = unfortunately, unhappy

ongenaakbaar = inaccessible

ongetroud = single, unmarried

onjuis = erroneous, mistaken, wrong, incorrect

onlangs = recently

onnatuurlik = artificial

onnodig = needless

ons = us, to us, our

onskuldig = guiltless, innocent

ons s'n = ours

ontbied = get, send for

ontbreek = be absent, be missing, be lacking

ontbyt = breakfast

ontdek = discover, uncover

ontdekking = discovery

ontevrede = discontented, displeased, dissatisfied

onthaal = treat

onthou = recall, recollect, remember

ontklee = undress

ontkom aan = escape, flee

ontlok = draw out, drive out, express, utter, give utterance to, pull out

ontmoet = come across, encounter, meet, see

ontploffing = explosion

ontslaan = discharge, dismiss, fire, sack

ontsnap = escape, flee

ontspanning = distraction, diversion

ontvang = get, have, receive

ontvangsdame = receptionist

ontvoer = abduct

ontwikkel = develop, reveal

ontwikkeling = development, evolution

onvatbaar = immune

oog = eye

oogmerk = aim, goal, purpose, target

ook = also, likewise, too

oom = uncle

oomblik = instant, moment

oomskind = cousin

oop = open

oopmaak = open, open up

oor = ear, above, more than, after, behind,about, concerning, on, upon, over

oordeel = judge, judgment

oordra = pass, spend, convey, hand, hand over, pass

ooreenkoms = accord, accordance, agreement, concurrence

ooreenstemming = accord, accordance, agreement, concurrence

oorgenoeg = abundant

oorkant = opposite

oorlog = war

oorlog voer = make war, wage war

oorsend = send, transmit

oorsig = abridgement, abstract, resumé, summery

oorskadu = cast a shadow

oorskry = cross, go beyond, transfer

oorsprong = origin

oorspronklik = aboriginal, original, originally

oorsteek = cross, go beyond, transfer

oorstroom = flood

oortollig = overflowing, superfluous

oortreding = sin, transgression

oortree = sin, transgress

oorweeg = account, consider, esteem, regard, take into account, think, think about, reflect on

oorwinning = victory

Oos-Duitsland = East Germany, GDR

Oossee = Baltic Sea

ooste = east, East

oostelik = eastern, Oriental

Oostenryk = Austria

Oostenryker = Austrian

Oostenryks = Austrian

ooswaarts = east, eastward, eastwards

op = a, in, inside, into, on, per, within, upon

opdrag = commission, errand, mission

Openbaring = Apocalypse

openlik = openly

opera = opera

operasie = operation, surgical operation

opereer = operate

opgaan = ascend, climb, go up, tread, walk, walk upon

ophang = hang

ophef = ado, din, noise

ophou = end, come to an end, end up, expire, cease, stop

opinie = opinion

opklaar = clear

oplaai = meet, pick up

oplei = breed, bring up, educate, raise, teach

opleiding = education

oplewer = afford, bear, produce

oplossing = solution

opmerk = notice

opmerking = observation, remark, notice

oppas = advert, pay attention, pay attention to, watch out for, be careful, take care, care for

oppervlakte = area

oppik = get, lay hold of, pick up, take

oproep = appeal to, invoke

opsegging = abolition, abrogation

opsig = relation

opsit = put on

opskep = dish up

opstaan = get up, rise, stand, stand up, ascend, go up, lift, rise, arise

opstandig = insubordinate, rebellious

optel = get, lay hold of, pick up, take

optree = act, take action

optrek = lever, lift, raise

op tyd = at the right time, in time

opvatting = concept, idea, opinion

opvoering = presentation

opwen = strech, wind up

opwinding = agitation, excitement

oral = all about, everywhere

oranje = orange-coloured

Oranje-Vrystaat = Orange Free State

organisasie = organization

organiseer = organize

orgidee = orchid

orkes = orchestra

oseaan = ocean

oud = old

ouderdom = age

ouderwets = old-fashioned, out of date

oudmodies = old-fashioned, out of date

ouer = parent, old man

ouerloos = orphan

ouers = parents

ouma = granny

oupa = granddad

outyds = old-fashioned, out of date

o wêreld = woe

pa = father

Paasfees = Easter

pad = road, route, way

padda = toad, frog

pak = pack, package, wrap up

pakket = pack

pakkie = packet, parcel

pak klere

= costume, outfit, suit

pakplek = box-room, storage room

paling = eel

palladium = palladium

pampoen = gourd, pumpkin, squash

pan = casserole, saucepan, cooking pot, lake, loch, frying-pan, frying pan

pap = empty, void

papaja = papaya, papaw

papegaai = parrot

paradys = paradise

parasiet = cadger, parasite, sponger

parfuum

= perfume

parkeer = park

parkeerplek = car park, lay-by, parking bay, parking garage, parking place

pars = squeeze out

party = celebration, festival, party, many, a lot of, much, plenty of

Parys = Paris

pas = conform, fit, fit in, be appropriate, suit, be suitable, exclusively, just, only, clothe, dress

Pase = Easter

passasier = passenger

pater = father

patroon = pattern, stencil, template, templet

pawiljoen = pavilion

peer = pear

Peking = Peiping, Peking

pensioen = pension, retirement

pensioentrekker = retired person, pensioner, retiree

pensionaris = retired person, pensioner, retiree

peper = pepper

per = a, in, inside, into, on, per, within, by, by means of, through, with

per abuis = by mistake

perd = horse

perdry = ride a horse

permanent = abiding, lasting, constantly, continually, continuously, constant, continual, permanent, sustained

4. constantly

perron = platform, quay, wharf

pers = press, violet

persent = percent, percentage

Persië = Iran, Persia

Persies = Persian

Persiese Golf = Persian Gulf

perske = peach

persoon = person

persoonlik = individual, personal

pet = cap

petrol = gasolene, gasoline, petrol

piano = piano

piekniek

= picnic

piekniek hou = picnic

pienk = pink

piesang = banana

Pietermaritzburg = Pietermaritzburg

pikswart = pitch black

pil = pill

Pireneë = Pyrenees

pit = core, nucleus, kernel, pit

pla = tease

plaas = estate, farm, property, ranch, locate, place, lay down, put, put down

plaaslik = local

plaat = dial, disc, record

plaatsvind = come about, happen, occur

plak = glue, stick, plate, sheet, slab, slice

plan = intention, meaning, plan, design, diagram, plane, plan, project, scheme

plant = plant

plantasie = plantation

plastiek = plastic

Platduits = Low German

plattelands = rural

pleeg = achieve, act, do, make, perform

pleegouers = foster-parents

plek = location, place, spot

plesier = fun, pleasure

plig = duty, obligation

ploert = cheat, crook, rogue, scoundrel

plus = plus

poeding = pudding

poeier = powder, cosmetic powder

poësie = poetry

poging = attempt, effort, test

Pole = Poland

poliesman = policeman

polisie = police

polisiestasie = police-station

politiek = political

polities = political

politikus = politician

polshorlosie = watch, wrist-watch

pomp

= pump

ponie = pony

Pool = Pole

Pools = Polish

poot = leg, paw, foot

pop = doll, puppet

populêr = popular

populier = poplar

porsie = share

Portugees = Portuguese, Portuguese language

pos = post

posgeld = postage

posisie = position

poskaart = picture postcard

poskantoor = post office

poswissel = money order

pot = jug, pot

potblou = bright blue

pous = pope

pouse = break, intermission, pause, recess

praat = speak, talk

pragtig = lovely, bright, brilliant

prakties = practical

predikant = pastor, preacher

prent = film, motion picture, movie

presies = exactly, sharp

presteer = accomplish, achieve, attain, get, reach

pretensieus = arrogant

Pretoria = Pretoria

preuts = prudish

primitief = primitive

prinsipaal = rector

privaat = private

privaat- = private

probeer = attempt, test, try

probleem = problem, trouble

produk = product

produksie = production

produseer = afford, bear, produce

proe = taste

professioneel = professional

professor = professor

profyt = benefit, gain, profit

program = declaration of policy, platform, programme, statement of policy

projek = plan, project, scheme

prokureur = jurist, lawyer

promosie = promotion

proses = action, lawsuit, process

protes

= protest

protesteer = protest

provinsie = province

provizore = temporarily

prys = commend, glorify, laud, praise, price

psigiater = psychiatrist

puberteit = adolescence, puberty

publiek = public

puik = fine, great, eminent

puisie = pimple

punt = dot, period, point, spot

puriteins = puritan

put = well

pyl = arrow

pyn = ache, pain, pine, pine-tree

pynappel = pineapple

pyp = pipe

raad = advice, counsel

raadpleeg = consult

raadskamer = boardroom

raak = become, come about, grow, happen, get

raamwerk = cadre, frame, framework

rabbi = rabbi

radio = beam, ray, radio, wireless

radium = radium

rakkie = shelf

ram = ram, tup

rand = border, brim, brink, edge, edging, fringe, rand, rim

rapport = account, record, report, scholary report

ras = breed, race

ratel = badger

ratkas = gear-box, gear-case

reageer = react, respond

rebel = mutineer, rebel

rede = cause, reason, account, logical reasoning

ree = roe

reeds = already, by now, yet

reël = arrange, fix up, regulation, rule

reëlmatig = even, regular, regularly

reën = rain

reënboog = rainbow

reg = jurisprudence, law, right, true, correct, exact, proper

regeer = control, govern, restrain, rule

regering = administration, government

reghoekig = right-angle, square

regime = régime

register = account book, record, register

registreer = record, register

regmaak = fix, repair

regop = directly, straigh ahead

regs = on the right, right, to the right

regterkant = right-hand side

regtig = genuinely, indeed, really, truly

reguit aan = straight ahead, straight along

regverdig = fair, just, righteous

reis = travel, journey, trip, voyage

rekenaar = computer

rekening = account, bill, invoice

rekenmeester = accountant

rektig = absolutely, genuinly, indeed, really, truly

rem = brake

renoster = rhino, rhinoceros

reptiel = reptile

republiek = republic

res = remainder, rest

resep = prescription, recipe

respek = respect

respekteer = respect

retoerkaartjie = return-ticket

reuk = odor, odour, scent, smell

reus = giant

rewolwer = revolver

rig = direct, guide, manage, steer

rigting = direction

ring = ring

ritus = rite

rivier = river

rob = seal, sea-dog

robot = robot

robyn = ruby

rodium = rhodium

roeier = rower

Roemeen = Romanian

Roemenië = Romania

Roemeniër = Romanian

roer = curl, froth, stir, whip, whirl, actuate, move

roete = route

rog = rye

rok = skirt

rol = part, role, rôle

rolletjie = roll

rolprent = film, motion picture, movie

Rome = Rome

romp = skirt

rond = round

rood = red

roofdier = beast of prey

rooihond = German measles

Rooihuid = Indian, American Indian

rooikat = lynx

rook = smoke

room = cream

roos = rose

rooster = schedule, time-table, grate, grid, grill

rot = rat

rots = rock

rou = crude, raw, rough

rubriek = column, header

rug = back

rugryer = cadger, parasite, sponger

ruik = smell

rukkie = instant, moment

rus = repose, rest

rusie = quarrel

rusie maak = quarrel, wrangle

Rusland = Russia

Russies = Russian

ry = go, ride, travel

rybewys = driving-licence

ryk = affluent, rich, wealthy, well-off

ryp = mature, ripe

rys = rice

saad = seed

saag = saw

saak = affair, business, business deal, case, matter

saal = saddle

saam = together

saambring = bring along, take along

saamgaan = go with, assemble, congregate, gather, meet

saam met = with, together with

saamstem met = agree with

saamwerk = cooperate, co-operate

saans = in the evening

sag = soft

sak = pocket

sakeman = businessman, merchant

salamander = salamander

salaris = salary, wage, wages

salmander = salamander

sambreel = umbrella

samelewing = society

sand = sand

sandaal = sandal

sanger = singer

sanksie = sanction

sap = juice, sap

sardien = sardine

Sardinies = Sardinian

Satan = Lucifer, Satan

sê = say, tell

sebra = zebra

sedert = by, from, of, on, since, ever since

see = sea

seeanemoon = actinium, sea-anemone

seehond = seal, sea-dog

seekoei = hippo, hippopotamus

seën = bless

seer = painful

seer wees = ache, be painful, hurt

seil = sail

seker = certainly, probably

sekerheid = certainty, safety, security

sekerlik = certainly

seker maak = affirm, assure

sekondêr = accessory, adventitious, secondary

sekretaresse = secretary

seks = sex

sektor = sector

sekuriteitsbeampte = security officer

selde = seldom

selebrasie = celebration

self = self, herself, himself, itself

selfs = even

sendeling = missionary

sensitief = impressible, sensitive

sent = cent

sentimeter = centimetre

sentraal = central

sentrale = exchange, power station

September = September

sertifikaat = certificate, testimony

sertifiseer = affirm, assure

servette = napkin

Serwië = Serbia

Serwiër = Serb

Serwies = Serb

ses = six

sesde = sixth

sestien = sixteen

sestig = sixty

seun = son, boy, lad, laddie

sewe = seven

sewende = seventh

sewentien = seventeen

sewentig = seventy

Siamees = Siamese

siek = ill, sick

siekte = ailment, disease, illness

sielkundige = psychologist

sien = come across, encounter, meet, see

sieraad = adornment, decoration, ornament

sigaar = cigar

sigaret = cigarette

sigbaar = visible

sigeuner = gypsy, Gypsy

silicium = silicon

silwer = silver

simbool = symbol

simfonie = symphony

simpatie = sympathy

sin = sentence

sing = sing

sinies = cynical

sinneloos = absurd

sit = lay down, place, put, put down, sit

sitkamer = living-room, sitting-room

sitplek = seat

situasie = circumstances, condition, situation, state

sjampoe = shampoo

sjimpansee = chimpanzee

Sjina = China

Sjinees = Chinese

sjokolade = chocolate

skaak = chess

skaal = scale

skaam hom = be ashamed

skaamte = shame

skaap = sheep

skaapvleis = mutton

skaars = barely, hardly, only just, scarcely, rare

skade = damage

skadu = shade, shadow

skakel = telephone, link

skakering = hue, nuance, shade, tint

skandaal = commotion, scandal

skare = accumulation, crowd, heap, mass, multitude, pile, are, collection, group, heap, herd, set, band, bevy, gang

skat = darling, treasure

skeef = oblique, slanting

skeer = shave

skema = model, pattern, scheme

skemer = dusk, twilight

skep = create

skêr = scissors

skerm = screen

skerp = abrasive, acerbic, acid, acrid, acrimonious, acute, lurid, sharp

skets = design, outline, sketch

ski = ski

skielik = all of a sudden, suddenly

skiereiland = peninsula

skil = bark, husk, peel, shell

skilderagtig = picturesque

skildery

= painting, picture

skilpad = tortoise

skip = ship, vessel

skitterend = bright, brilliant

skoen = shoe

skok = agitate, shake, shock

skone = beautiful woman, beauty

skool = are, bevy, collection, group, heap, herd, set, school

skoolvakansie = school holidays

skoon = clean, pure

skoonbroer = brother-in-law

skoondogter = daughter-in-law

skoonma = mother-in-law

skoonmaak = clean, cleanse, make clean, purge

skoonmoeder = mother-in-law

skoonouers = parents-in-law

skoonseun = son-in-law

skop = kick

Skot = Scot, Scotsman

Skotland = Scotland

Skots

= Scottish

skottelgoed = forks, knives and spoons

skouer = shoulder

skraal = gaunt, lean, meager, skimpy, skinny, thin, slender, slim

skreeu = cry out, scream, shout

skrif = script, writing

skriftelik = written

skryf = write

skrywer = author, writer

skuim = foam, froth

skuld = owe, debt

skuldig = guilty

skyf = dial, disc, record, slice

skyn = appear, appear to be, seem

slaaf = slave

slaag = succeed

slaai = salad

slaap = be asleep, sleep

slaapkamer = bedroom

slag = blow, butcher, slaughter

slagoffer = victim

slagter = butcher

Slams = Islamic, Malay

slang = serpent, snake

slavin = bondwoman, slave, female slave

slee = sledge, sleigh

sleep = drag, tow

sleg = bad, miserable, nasty, poor, badly

slegs = exclusively, just, only, alone, solely

sleutel = key, wrench

slim = clever, cunning, sly, smart

sloot = hole, ditch, pit

Slovenië = Slovenia

Slowaak = Slovak

Slowaaks = Slovak

Slowakies = Slovak

Slowakye = Slovakia

Sloween = Slovene, Slovenian

Sloweens = Slovenian

sluit = close, be closed

sluk = swallow

smaak = taste

smaaklik = nice, tasty

smeek = beseech

smôrens = in the morning

snags = at night, by night, during the night

snawel = beak, bill

sneeu = snow

sneeuwit = snow white

snelheid = speed

snelheidsgrens = speed-limit, speed limit

sny = clip, cut, shear, slice

so = about, approximately, so, such, thus

Soedan = Sudan

soek = look for, seek

soen = kiss

soet = gentle, soft, sweet, tender

sofa = sofa

sog = sow

sokker = football, soccer

sokkie = sock

solank = all the time, in the meantime, meanwhile

soldaat = pawn, soldier

so lyk = as, how, like, such as

somer = summer

sommer = preferably, rather

sommige = a few, any, some

somtyds = several times, sometimes

son = sun, sunshine

so 'n

= such, such a, that kind of

Sondag = Sunday

sonde = sin, transgression

sonder = without

so net = just, just now

sonnig = solair, sun, sun-, of the sun

soogdier = mammal

soort = kind, sort

soos = as, how, like, such as

sorg = care, see, take care, worry

sorgvuldig = careful, tender

sosiaal = social

so ... soos = as ... as, so ... as

sous = gravy, sauce

sout = salt

sowaar = absolutely, actually, in fact, genuinly, indeed, really, truly

sowat = about, approximately

Spaans = Spanish, Spanish language

Spaanse taal = Spanish, Spanish language

spaar = save, spare

spandeer = dedicate, devote, pay out, spend

Spanje = Spain

spanning = tension, voltage

speel = play

sperma = sperm

spesiaal = particular, special

spesifiek = specific

spierwit = snow white

spiraal = spiral

spoed = race, run, speed

spoel = bobbin, coil, spool, gargle, rinse

spog = boast, brag

spook = ghost, phantom

sport = sport

sportgrond = sports ground

spring = jump, leap, spring

sprinkaan = grasshopper, locust

sprong = jump, leap

spuug = spit

spyskaart = menu

staal = steel

staan = abide, bear, carry out, endure, put up with, suffer, stand

staat = realm, state, condition, state

stad = city, town

stadigaan = gradually, little by little

staf = staff

staking = strike

stalhings = stallion

stam = stem, trunk, tree-trunk, tribe

stamboom = generation

standaard = norm, standard

standbeeld = statue

standpunt = viewpoint

stap = march, walk

stapel = accumulation, crowd, heap, mass, multitude, pile, stack

stapper = stroller

stasie = station

steeds = always, ever

steel = steal

Steenbok = Capricorn

steenkool = coal

stelling = essay, thesis

stelsel = system

stem = voice, vote

ster = celebrity, star

sterf = march off, retreat, withdraw, pass away, die, expire, pass away

sterk = strong

stert = tail

stewig = firm, robust, sturdy, solid

stiefbroer = step-brother

stiefdogter = step-daughter

stiefmoeder = step-mother

stiefsuster = step-sister

stiefvader = step-father

stilhou = halt, come to a halt, stop

stilswygend = silently

stoel = chair

stoep = porch, veranda

stok = baton, cane, stick

stop = halt, stop

storie = account, narrative, story, tale

stort = shower

straat = street

straf = punishment

strak = strained

strand = beach

strandwolf = hyaena

strategies = strategic

streek = region

strek = run

stroom = flow

struik = bush, shrub

struktuur = structure

studeer = study

student = academic, student

studie = study

stuk = fragment, lump, piece, bit, lump, piece

stukkend = broken, out of order, damaged

stuur = send, transmit

styg = ascend, get up, go up, lift, rise, arise, accrue, advance, increase, climb

styl = style

subsidie = subsidy

suggestie = the power of suggestion, suggestion

Suid-Afrika = South Africa

Suid-Afrikaans = South African

Suid-Afrikaner = South African

Suid-Amerika = South America

suide = south

suidelik = south, southern

Suidelike Yssee = Antarctic Ocean

Suidpool- = Antarctic

suidwaarts = south, southward, southwards

suiker = sugar

suikerriet = sugar-cane

suip = drink, drink to excess

suiwer = clean, pure

sukses = achievement, success

sultan = sultan

supermark = supermarket

surplus = surplus

suster = nurse, sister

susterskind = niece, nephew

suurlemoen = lemon

suurlemoensap = lemon juice

swaai

= brandish, fling, swing, wave, wave about

swaan = swan

swaar = burdensome, heavy, onerous

swaer = brother-in-law

swak = faint, light, weak

swanger = pregnant, with young

swart = black

swarte = Negro

Swart See = Black Sea, Euxine Sea

Swede = Sweden

Sweed = Swede

Sweeds = Swedish

sweer = swear

swem = float, swim

swembad = pool, swimming-bath, swimming-pool

swerf = migrate, roam, wander, wander about

swerm = swarm

swerwer = Bedouin

Switser = Swiss

Switserland = Helvetia, Switzerland

swyn = hog, pig, swine

sy = his, her, his, its, their, she

sy behoefte doen = defecate

syfer = cipher, digit, figure, numeral

syne = his

taak = job, assigned job, task

taal = language, tongue

taamlik = a little, rather, some, somewhat, to some extent, fairly, relatively,enough, quite, sufficiently

tabak = tobacco

tafel = table

tafeldoek = table-cloth

tafelskuimer = cadger, parasite, sponger

tagtig = eighty

tak = bough, branch

takbok = deer

taksisboom = yew-tree

tamatie = tomato

tandarts = dentist

tandpyn = toothache

tans = at present, now

tant = aunt

tas = bag, sack

taxi = taxi

taxibestuurder = taxidriver, taxi-driver

taxidrywer = taxidriver, taxi-driver

te = too, too much

teater = theatre

tee = tea

teel = breed, keep, raise, rear

teen

= at, by, on, upon, across from, against, in exchange for, opposed to, opposite

teengif = antidote

teenoorgesteld = reverse, reversed

, adverse, alien, contrary, opposite

teenstelling = antithesis, contradistinction, contrast, opposition

teenwoordigheid = presence

teer = dainty, delicate, fine, refined

tegelyk = all the time, in the meantime, meanwhile, at the same time

tegnies = technical

tegnologie = technology

teken = mark, sign, signal, token, character

teks = lyric, text

tel = count

telefoon = telephone

telegrafeer = telegraph

telegram = telegram

televisie = television, TV

televisiestel = TV set, television set

tempel = temple

temperatuur = temperature

ten doel hê = chase, hunt after, hunt for, pursue

tenk = cistern, tank

ten minste = at least

tennis = tennis

ten opsigte van = as to, as regards, concerning, toward, towards, with reference to

ten spyte van = despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, defiantly

tensy = unless

tent = tent

term = term

tert = pie, tart

terug = back

terugbesorg = give back, return

terugkom = come back, return

terwyl = for, during, whereas, while, whilst

te voet = afoot, on foot

tevrede = contented, pleased, satisfied

T-hemp = T-shirt

tien = ten

tier = leopard, tiger

tikster = typist

tipe = type

tipies = characteristic, typical

tjek = check, cheque

tjekboek = cheque-book

toe = at, to, toward, towards, closed, shut, as, when, now, well, well then

toegang = entrance, portal

toeganklik = accessible

toekoms = future

toemaak = close, shut

toepas = apply, practice

toeristeburo = tourist bureau

toernooi = tournament

toeskouer = spectator

toespreek = accost, address

toestand = circumstances, condition, situation, state

toestel = apparatus, device, set

toeter = hooter

toetree tot = join

toets = test

toevlugsoord = asylum, place of refuge, shelter

toevoeg = add

tog = accordingly, so, then, therefore, certainly, indeed, rather, surely

toilet = toilet

toneel = scene

toneelspel = acting

tongvis = sole

toon = indicate, point out, show, toe, tone

toonbank = counter

top = agreed, okay

toring = castle, tower

tot = until, till

totaal = overall, total

tot by = until, till

totdat = until, till

tot siens = bye, goodbye, so long

tou = file, line, rank, row, turn

towenaar = enchanter, magician, sorcerer, warlock, wizard

tower- = magic

traan = tear

tradisie = tradition

tradisioneel = traditional

tragedie = tragedy

Transkei = Transkei

transparant = transparant

Transvaal = Transvaal, the Transvaal

Transvaals = Transvaalian

trap = staircase, stairs

trawant = satellite

tref = catch, hit, run across, strike

trein = train

trek = drag, draw, haul, pull, tug

trommel = drum

troos = comfort, console, consolation

trop = are, bevy, collection, group, heap, herd, set, flock

tropies = tropical

trots = proud

trottoir = pavement, sidewalk

trou = marry, be married, get married

Tsjeg = Czech, Czechoslovak, Czechoslovakian

Tsjeggies

= Czech, Czechoslovak, Czechoslovakian

Tsjeggo-Slowakye = Czechoslovakia

tuin = garden

tuinmaak = gardening

tuis = at home

tulp = tulip

Turk = Turk

Turks

= Turkish

Turkye = Turkey

tussen = among, between

TV = television, TV

twaalf = twelve

twak = tobacco

twee = two

tweede = second

tweekeer = twice

tweeling = twin

twintig = twenty

twyfel = doubt

tyd = time, while

tydelik = provisional, temporary, for the time being

tydens = for, during, whereas, while, whilst

tydperk = age, epoch, era

tydskrift = magazine, periodical, revue

u = thee, to thee, to you, you, your, thou, ye

ui = onion

uistalling = exposure

uit = from, out of

uitbeeld = depict, represent

uitdaging = challenge

uitdeel = deal, distribute

uitdruk = express

uitdrukking = expression

uiteindelik = at last, finally, ultimately

uitgaan = exit, go out

uitgawe = edition

uitgee = issue, publish

uitgeput = exhausted, used up

uitgesluit = exclusive

uitgestrek = extensive, spacious, vast, wide

uitgewer = publisher

uithaal = draw out, drive out, express, utter, give utterance to, pull out, collect, gather, pick up

uithou = abide, bear, carry out, endure, put up with, suffer

uitleen = advance, lend

uitnodiging = invitation

uitnooi = invite

uitpak = unpack

uitroei = exterminate, wipe out

uitrusting = accoutrement, accoutrements, equipment

uitsig = view

uitslag = conclusion, effect, result

uitsluit = exclude

uitsonderlik = exceptional

uitstalink = exposure

uitstalling = exhibition, exposition

uitstappie = excursion, outing, sightseeing trip

uitstekend = fine, very well

uitvind = invent

uitvoer = export

uniek = unique

uniform = uniform

universiteit = university

uraan = uranium

uself = yourself

u s'n = yours

uur = hour, o'clock, time

Vaal = Vaal

vader = father

vak = branch, compartment, department, pigeonhole, section, speciality

vakant = vacant

val = drop, fall

valk = falcon

vals = false

vampier = vampire

van = by, from, of, on, since, surname, about, concerning, upon

vanaand = this evening

vanaf = by, from, of, on, since, from, since

van ... af = from, out of

vandag = today

vang = capture, catch, grapple

vanmiddag = this afternoon

van nature = naturally

variasie = variety

vark = hog, pig, swine

varkie = piglet

vars = fresh, recent

vars water = fresh water

vas = abiding, lasting, constant, continual, permanent, sustained

vashou = hang onto, hold

vasmaak = attach, determine, fasten, fix, affix, make fast, secure

vasstel = attach, determine, fasten, fix, affix, make fast, secure

vasteland = continent, mainland

vat = capture, catch, grapple, get, lay hold of, pick up, take, start off

Vatikaan = Vatican, the Vatican

vee = livestock

veelvraat = wolverine

veer = feather, pen, plume

veertien = fourteen

veertig = forty

veg = fight, struggle

veiligheid = safety, security

vel = skin

veld = field, veldt

veldspaat = feldspar, felspar

veldsprinkaan = grasshopper, locust

veldtog = campaign

Venezolaan = Venezuelan

Venezolaans = Venezuelan

Venezuela = Venezuela

venster = window, show window

Venus = Evening Star, Venus

ver = away, distant, far, remote, afar, far away, remotely

veral = above all, especially, chiefly, mainly, principally

verander = change, turn

verantwoordelik = accountable, responsible

verbaas = amaze

verbaas hom = marvel, marvel at, wonder

verband = bandage, relation, understanding

verbeeld hom = fancy, imagine

verbeelding = imagination

verbind = combine, connect, join

verbinding = connection

verbleik = fade

verblyf = stay

verborge = hidden

verbrand = burn, incinerate

verbrands = darn

verbruiker

= consumer

verby = beyond, by, past, straight past

verbygaan = pass, pass by, overtake

verbyganger = passer-by

verbykom = pass, pass by

verbysteek = overhaul, overtake, pass

verbysterd = dazed, perplexed, upset

verdedig = defend

verdien = earn, gain, win, be worthy of, deserve, merit

verdieping = floor, storey, story

verduidelik = account for, clarify, explain

verduideliking = account, explanation

verdwaal = lose one's way

verdwyn = disappear

vereis = demand, postulate, require

vereiste = requisite

vereniging = association, circle, club, society

vergadering = assemblage, gathering, meeting

vergeef = forgive, pardon

vergeet = forget

vergelding = compensation, reward

vergelyk = compare

vergelyking = comparison

vergifnis

= absolution, pardon

verhaal = story, history, narrate, relate, tell, account, narrative, story, tale

verhole = hidden

verhouding = proportion, rate

verhuis = move

verjaarsdag = birthday

verkeer = traffic, be found, be located, find oneself

verkeerd = erroneous, mistaken, wrong, false, untrue

verkeersknoop = traffic block, traffic congestion, traffic jam, traffic tie-up

verkeersreëls = traffic rules

verkies = choose, elect, pick out

verklaar = declare, state, explain

verklaring = declaration, proclamation

verkoop = dispose of, sell, vend

verkoopsman = salesman

verlaat = abandon, forsake, desert, leave, quit

verlaging = decrease, lowering

verlang = desire, wish, ache, long for, yearn

verlang na = ache for

verlede = past, last

verlëe = in distress

verlies = loss

verlof = furlough, leave, pass

verloofde = bride, fiancée

verloor = lose

verlos = release

verlossing = salvage, salvation, recovery

vermaak = entertainment, amusement, fun

vermeld = mention

verminder = abate, abridge, decrease, lessen, diminish, drop, fall

vermink = top, truncate

vermoë = ability, guess, presume, suppose, surmise

vermy = avoid, evade

verneder = abase

veronderstel = hypothesize, guess, presume, suppose, surmise

veroorsaak = activate, cause, give rise to

verorber = eat up, consume, use up

verplaas = move, transfer

verpleeg = attend, nurse, tend to

verpleegster = nurse

verplig = compel, force

verpligting = duty, obligation

verraad = betrayal, treachery

verrassing = surprise

verruklik = delightful, lovely

vers = verse

versamel = collect, gather, pick up

versameling = collection

verseker = insure, affirm, assure

versekering = insurance

versie = version

versigtig = careful, cautious

verskeie = several

verskil = differ, be different, difference

verskillend = different

verskole = hidden

verskoon my = excuse me

verskriklik = awfully

verskyn = appear, emerge, perform

verslaan = defeat, win over

verslag = account, record, report

verslank = slim

versoek = request

versoeking = temptation

Versoendag = Day of Atonement, Feast of Expiation

verstaan = understand, realize

verstel = adjust, put right

vertaal = translate

vertaling = translation

verteenwoordiger = agent, representative

vertel = narrate, relate, tell

vertolk = interpret

vertolking = interpretation

vertoning = presentation

vertoon = indicate, point out, show

vertraging = delay, retardation

vertrek = absent onself, depart, go away, leave, departure, chamber, room

vertroue = confidence, faith, trust

vertroue stel in = rely on, trust in

vertrouwe stel in = have faith, have faith in, trust, confide, have confidence in, entrust

vervaardig = fabricate, manufacture, achieve, act, do, make, perform

vervang = take the place of, replace, substitute

vervelig = boring, stodgy, tiresome

vervoer = transport

verwag = abide, expect, wait, await, wait for

verwant = affined, akin, related, relative

verwantskap = affiliation, blood-relationship, affinity, relationship

verwantskapsbetrekking = affiliation, blood-relationship, affinity, relationship

verwar = entangle, implicate, confuse, puzzle

verward = dazed, perplexed, upset

verwerf = achieve, acquire, attain, get, obtain

verwysing = reference

veselperske = mango

vet = fat, fatty, greasy

, grease

vetterig = fat, fatty, greasy

vier = four

vierde = fourth

viering = celebration

Vietnamees = Vietnamese

vinger = finger

vinnig = fast, quick, rapid, speedy, swift, quickly, swiftly

viool = violin

viooltjie = violet

vir = at, to, toward, towards, for, during, whereas, while, whilst, across from, against, in exchange for, opposed to, opposite, upon

virus

= virus

vis = fish

visie = opinion

visser = fisherman

visvang = fish

vitamien = vitamin

vitamine = vitamin

vla = cream

Vlaams = Flemmish

Vlaandere = Flanders

vlag = banner, flag

vlam = flame

Vlaming = Flemming

vlei = flatter, valley

vleis = meat

vleisbraai = barbecue

vleuel = wing

vlieg = fly, housefly

vliegtuig = aeroplane, airplane, plane, aircraft

vliegveld = aerodrome, airdrome, airfield

vlierboom = elder

Vlissingen = Flushing

vloei = flow

vloeistof = fluid, liquid

vlug

= flee, run away

voedsel = food, nourishment

voegwoord = conjunction

voel = feel, sense

voël = bird

... voel = feel ...

voertuig = vehicle

voet = foot, paw

voetslaner = stroller

vol = complete, full, completely, fully

volg = follow

volgende = following, next

volgens = according as, according to, as, by

volledig = entire, overall, whole

vol maak = fill, fill in, fill up

volstruis = ostrich

volume = volume

volwasse = adult, full-grown

voor = before, in front of

voorbeeld = example

voorberei = prepare

voor dat = before, previous to

voordeel = advantage, benefit

voorgereg = entrée

voorgrond = fore, foreground, close-up

voorheen = ahead, formerly, previously

voorkom = prevent, be found, be located, find oneself

voorkop = forehead

voorletter = initial

voormalige = former, last, previous, prior, ex-,

voornaam

= first name, Christian name

voorraad = supply

voorreg = privilege

voorsit = serve

voorsitter = chairman, president

voorskrif = regulation

voorspelling = prophecy, forecast, prognosis

voorstad = suburb

voorstel = offer, presentation, proposal, tender

voort = ahead, foreward, on

voorval = event, occasion, occurence, opportunity

voorwoord = foreword

vorentoe = ahead, foreward, on

vorm = form, shape, blank

vra = ask, ask for, beg, bid, request

vraag = question

vragmotor = lorry, truck

vrede = peace

vreedsaam = peaceful, peaceloving

vreemd = alien, foreign, strange

vrees = fear

vreeslik = awfully

vreugde = gladness, joy

vriend = friend

vriendelik = affable, friendly, good-natured, kind

vriendelikheid = kindness

vriendin = friend

vries = freeze

vrieshok = freezer

vroeër = ahead, formerly, previously

vroeëre = former, last, previous, prior, ex-

vroeg = early

vroegtydig = early

vrolik = cheerful, gay, merry

vrou = wife, woman

Vrouedag = Candlemas

vroulik = female, feminine

vrug = fruit

vrugbaar = fertile

vrugteloos = abortive, futile, useless, vain

vry = free

Vrydag = Friday

vryf = rub

vryheer = baron

vryheid = freedom

vrymaak = release

Vrystaat = Orange Free State

vrywilliger = volunteer

VSA = United States of America, USA

vuil = dirty, filthy, nasty, soiled, unclean

vuis = fist

vulkaan = volcano

vuur

= fire

vuurhoutjie = match

vyand = adversary, enemy

vyandelik = adverse, hostile

vyf = five

vyfde = fifth

vyftien = fifteen

vyftig = fifty

waag = dare, be bold

waai = blow

waar = where, true

waarborg = guarantee, warrant

waarde = value, worth

waardeer = appreciate, like

waardevol = costly, valuable

waarheen = where, where ... to, whither

waar ... heen = where, where ... to, whither

waarheid = reality, truth

waarin = in which, wherein

waarmee = whereby

waarnatoe = where, where ... to, whither

waarom = what for, wherefore, why

waarsku = caution, warn

waarskuwing = warning

waarskynlik = probably

waarvandaan = from where, whence

waatlemoen = water-melon

wag = abide, expect, wait, await, wait for

wagkamer = waiting-room, waiting room

wag vir = abide, expect, wait, await, wait for

Waleland = Wallonia

Walhalla = Valhalla

Wallies = Welsh

Wallis = Wales

Walliser = Welshman

walvis = whale

wandel = go for a walk, stroll

wandelaar = stroller

wandelpad

= path

wang = cheek

wanneer = as, when

want = as, because, for, since

ware = goods, wares

warm = warm

was = wax

waskamer = lavatory, washing-accomodation, wash-place, wash-room

wat = what, that, which, who

water = water

watt = Watt

watter = that, which, who

watter soort = what a, what kind of, what sort of

wedstryd = competition, contest, game, match

weduwee = widow

week = soften up, soak

weekliks = weekly

weeldeartikel = luxury

weens = because of, for, for sake of, on account of, owing to, through

weer = afresh, again, all over again, anew, once more, weather

weeskind = orphan

weet = know, know how

weggesteek = hidden

weghardloop = abscond

wegsteek = put away, stow, store

wegstuur = dismiss, turn away

weier = refuse, reject

weiering = refusal

wekker = alarm, alarmclock

welke = that, which, who

welkom = welcome

welvaart = well-being, prosperity, success

wen = earn, gain, win

wenk = hint, tip

wenkbrou = brow, eyebrow

wêreld = world

werk = function, operate, run, work, job

werker = hand, laborer, labourer, operative, worker, working man, workman

werkersklas = working class, working classes

werkgewer = employer

werklik = true, absolutely, genuinly, indeed, really, truly

werklikheid = actuality

werkloos = unemployed

werkloosheid = unemployment

werknemer = employee

werktuigkundige = mechanic

werkwoord = verb

wesel = marter, weasel

westelik = western

Westers = western

wet = law

wetenskap = science

wewenaar = widower

whisky = whisky, whiskey

wie = that, which, who

wiel = wheel

wie se = of which, which one's, whose

wil = be willing to, want, wish, will, willingness

wildebees = gnu, wildebeest

wilde vark = wild boar

wilgerboom = willow

wind = wind

winkel = boutique, shop, store

winkelvenster = show window

wins = gain, profit

winter = winter

wiskunde = mathematics

wiskundig = mathematical

wissel = interchange, swap, change, turn

wit = blank, white

witmens = European, white man

woekerplant = cadger, parasite, sponger

Woensdag = Wednesday

woestynbewoner = Bedouin

wol = wool

wolf = wolf

Wolga = Volga

wolvin = lupine, she-wolf

wond = injury, wound

wonder = ask oneself, wonder, miracle

wonderbaarlik = miraculous, amazing, astonishing, wonderful

woning = abode, accommodation, dwelling, residence

woon = dwell, live

woonstel = apartment, flat

woord = word

woordeboek = dictionary, vocabulary

word = become, come about, grow, happen, get

wors = sausage

wortel = carrot, root

wreedaardig = cruel

wurm = worm

wyn = wine

wys = manner, mode, way, melody, tune, indicate, point out, show, sagacious, sage, wise, voice, vote

wyse = manner, mode, way

wysheid = wisdom

wysie = melody, tune

Xhosa = Xhosa

Xhosa- = Xhosa

Xhosavrou = Xhosa woman

xilofoon = xylophone

yoghurt = yoghourt, yoghurt

ys = ice, icecream

Ysland = Iceland

Yslander = Icelander

Yslands = Icelandic

Yssee = Arctic Ocean

yster = iron

ytterbium = ytterbium

Zambia = Zambia

Zeus = Zeus

Zimbabwe = Zimbabwe

zirkonium = zirconium

Zoeloe = Zulu, Zulu language


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