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Anglikaans, noun

Forms:
Also Englikaans.
Origin:
English, AfrikaansShow more Blend of English Anglo (or English) + Afrikaans Afrikaans.
A hypothetical language resulting from the mixing of English and Afrikaans.
1934 Cape Argus 9 June (Swart)It was suggested at a meeting of the Johannesburg English Association that a language called ‘Anglikaans’ might be the future language of South Africa.
1989 Weekend Post 26 Aug. 11If that main-man what counts among the taal-tiffies, Dr Samuel Johnson, could hear military Englikaans he would get a skrik and probably strek the troopies like a blougat two-liner, but William Shakespeare would feel bakgat about it.
A hypothetical language resulting from the mixing of English and Afrikaans.
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Hence Anglikaner, also Englikaner, an English-speaking South African; also attributive.
1982 M. Spring in Star 19 Sept. 10Denis Worrall, who is now our country’s ambassador to Britain, has rightly been saying for years that intelligent Englikaners are cursed with the disease of negativism...Back in the early ’60s and the mid-’70s, when we experienced similar civil unrest,..exoduses of Englikaner liberal intellectuals began: 15000 South Africans emigrated in 1961, 26000 in 1977.

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