Random Afrikaans Words and Phrases
If we don't yet have a category for certain Afrikaans words, then the translations go on this page.
Due to the nature of this page, it can seem pretty random, but have a gander down below and see what weird and wonderful new translations you'll learn today.
Note: Words in bold added during the last update. You can also view this list of random words and phrases from English to Afrikaans.
Random Afrikaans Words:
Af ➔ Down
Aggressiewe ➔ Aggressive
Aanmoedig ➔ Cheer
Boot ➔ Boat
Gelukkig ➔ Happy
Gryp ➔ Grab
Huis ➔ House
Jaar ➔ Year
Kyk ➔ Look
Luister ➔ Listen
Nag ➔ Night
Noord ➔ North
Soort ➔ Kind
Spook ➔ Ghost
Stadig ➔ Slow
Suid ➔ South
Vinnig ➔ Fast
Random Afrikaans Phrases:
Dit is 'n mooi dag, vandag ➔ It's a lovely day today
Ek is nie vralik nie ➔ I am not joyful (as in jolly)
Gelukkige verjaarsdag ➔ Happy birthday
Geseënde Kersfees ➔ Merry Christmas
Jy is 'n aap ➔ You are a monkey
Lekker ➔ Nice, cool (describing goodness, not temperature)
Lemoenesap ➔ Orange juice
*Random words list last updated: March 14, 2018.
Can you answer these questions about random Afrikaans words and phrases?
1. What is happy birthday in Afrikaans translation?
As most of the translations in the list above are user submitted, it's quite possible for there to be mistakes on the page. If you speak Afrikaans and have a correction you'd like to share, feel free to leave a message below. Thanks again for any help you can provide.