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African, noun2 and adjective2

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DutchShow more Translation of Dutch Africaan, Africaansche African, Afrikaner, Afrikaans.
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A. noun Afrikaner noun sense 2 a.
1786 G. Forster tr. of A. Sparrman’s Voy. to Cape of G.H. I. 115I formed an acquaintance and even friendship with Mr. Daniel Ferdinand Immelman, a young African.
1832 Graham’s Town Jrnl 18 May 81In the Zuid Afrikaan, No. 109..you may read these words, ‘we Africans differ with the Irish not only in Language but in Sentiments.’..All the advantages that have been afforded to the Africans have been thrown away, and..they still differ as much from Irish..as their fathers when they were sent out from Holland for their good behaviour.
B. adjective Afrikaans adjective.
1796 E. Helme tr. of F. Le Vaillant’s Trav. into Int. II. 378One of them, Dina Sagrias-de-Beer,..was one of the most beautiful African ladies I had ever seen.
1941 N. Devitt Celebrated S. Afr. Crimes 22This land was to be: ‘..the unmolested property of the African burghers (Africaansche burgers)..which land can never be..ceded to any other white Power whatever.’
Afrikanernoun2 a.
Afrikaansadjective.

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