Afrikaans/Vocabulary

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Animals (Diere)[edit]

eagle - arend

bear - beer

bee - by

animal - dier

duck - eend

ant eater - erdvark

chicken - hoender

dog - hond

fox - jakkals

cockroach - kakkerlak

cat - kat

cow - koei

crocodile - krokodil

mouse - muis

elephant - olifant

frog - padda

rat - rot

butterfly - skoenlapper

deer - takbok

pig - vark

fish - vis

fly - vlieg

bird - voël

Colors (Kleure)[edit]

blue - blou

brown - bruin

yellow - geel

green - groen

grey - grys

colors - kleure

orange - oranje

purple - pers

pink - pienk

red - rooi

black - swart

white - wit

Days of the week (Dae van die week)[edit]

Monday - Maandag

Tuesday - Dinsdag

Wednesday - Woensdag

Thursday - Donderdag

Friday - Vrydag

Saturday - Saterdag

Sunday - Sondag

Verbs (Werkwoorde)[edit]

Run - hardloop

Walk - loop

Jump - spring

Hear - hoor

Speak - praat

Punch/hit/touch - raak

Sing - sing

Kick - skop

Go/leave - gaan

Sleep - slaap

Listen - luster

Drive - ry

Catch - vang

Wash - was

Eat - eet

Feel/touch - voel

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