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Ok some people here are getting confused... Im south african so I know what Im talking about, An afrikaaner is an Afrikaans person, an afrikaans person is someone who talks afrikaans. Black south africans and white south africans that dont speak afrikaans are not afrikaaners. Afrikaaners are the ones that came up with the idea of apartheid, not the english south africans or the blacks. So people in south africa who arent afrikaans and you call them that will get really offended so I advise you not to.
American: HEY! so whats it like being an afrikaaner?
Black south african: what are you talking about??!? Im black and speak Zulu, im not afrikaans!!! (he then beats the american with a stick)
by moonchild November 26, 2005
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I'm also South African lol. Anyway, an Afrikaaner is a person who speaks Afrikaans. They came from Holland to South Africa and became farmers. Dutch changed and it became Afrikaans. After the England-Afrikaans war, the Afrikaans people started Apartheid. You don't find many black Afrikaaners.
English person: Bye.
Afrikaaner: Toetsiens.
by Cough, cough! February 19, 2006
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(n.) European settler in Africa, usually of dutch descent
(n.) Citizen of the lowest countries in Africa (South Africa, Kingdom of Lesotho etc.) that speaks in fluent afrikaans
(n.) Non-african exploring africa (original meaning)
Although Afrikaaners represent about 15% of South Africa by population, in the 1960's they controlled about 95% of the wealth.
by kung-fu jesus September 07, 2004
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African of Africa
African by generation
A person from South Africa Regardless of colour
A person that has a root of origin in South Africa for longer than 300yrs and a person that has no chance of residency in another country , and a person who denounces his country of origin unto 3 generations.
by VAN RENSBURG July 09, 2003
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A white African who believes he is a direct decendant of the lost tribe of Israel, usually of low intellect and oral ability.
My friend is a white native from South Africa and is called an Afrikaaner
by Jaco Coeksister May 28, 2003
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