Body Parts in Afrikaans

We often don't realize it but being able to talk about and name parts of your body in a language like Afrikaans is surprisingly important in everyday life. To help you with that, below we have put together a list of important body parts in Afrikaans. For more vocabularies like that, take a look at our learning resources for Afrikaans at the end of the page.
Important Body Parts in Afrikaans
Parts of the Head in Afrikaans
Organs in Afrikaans

Important Body Parts in Afrikaans

head in Afrikaanskop (koppe)
arm in Afrikaansarm (arms)
hand in Afrikaanshand (hande)
leg in Afrikaansbeen (bene)
knee in Afrikaansknie (knieë)
foot in Afrikaansvoet (voete)
belly in Afrikaansbuik (buike)
shoulder in Afrikaansskouer (skouers)
neck in Afrikaansnek (nekke)
bottom in Afrikaansboud (boude)
back in Afrikaansrug (rûe)
finger in Afrikaansvinger (vingers)
toe in Afrikaanstoon (tone)

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Parts of the Head in Afrikaans

nose in Afrikaansneus (neuse)
eye in Afrikaansoog (oë)
ear in Afrikaansoor (ore)
mouth in Afrikaansmond (monde)
lip in Afrikaanslip (lippe)
hair in Afrikaanshare (hare)
beard in Afrikaansbaard (baarde)
cheek in Afrikaanswang (wange)
chin in Afrikaansken (kenne)
tongue in Afrikaanstong (tonge)
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Organs in Afrikaans

heart in Afrikaanshart (harte)
lung in Afrikaanslong (longe)
liver in Afrikaanslewer (lewers)
kidney in Afrikaansnier (niere)
vein in Afrikaansaar (are)
artery in Afrikaansslagaar (slagare)
stomach in Afrikaansmaag (mae)
intestine in Afrikaansderm (derms)
bladder in Afrikaansblaas (blase)
brain in Afrikaansbrein (breins)
nerve in Afrikaanssenuwee (senuwees)
pancreas in Afrikaanspankreas (pankreasse)
gall bladder in Afrikaansgalblaas (galblase)

Body Parts in Afrikaans

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Afrikaans Vocabulary Books

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