Afrikaans Phrases You Can Use Immediately

Once you start learning a new language, you want to use it immediately. The Afrikaans phrases listed below allow you to do exactly that. For even more phrases, take a look at our learning resources for Afrikaans at the end of the page.

20 Easy Afrikaans Phrases

please in Afrikaansasseblief
thank you in Afrikaansdankie
sorry in Afrikaansjammer
I want this in Afrikaansek wil dit hê
I want more in AfrikaansEk wil meer hê
I know in AfrikaansEk weet
I don't know in AfrikaansEk weet nie
Can you help me? in AfrikaansKan jy my help?
I don't like this in AfrikaansEk hou nie hiervan nie
I like you in AfrikaansEk hou van jou
I love you in AfrikaansEk het jou lief
I miss you in AfrikaansEk mis jou
see you later in Afrikaanssien jou later
Come with me in Afrikaanskom saam met my
turn right in Afrikaansdraai regs
turn left in Afrikaansdraai links
go straight in Afrikaanshou reguit aan
What's your name? in AfrikaansWat is jou naam?
My name is David in AfrikaansMy naam is David
I'm 22 years old in AfrikaansEk is 22 jaar oud

Other Useful Phrases in Afrikaans

hi in Afrikaanshaai
hello in Afrikaanshallo
bye bye in Afrikaanstotsiens
ok in Afrikaansoukei
cheers in Afrikaansgesondheid
welcome in Afrikaanswelkom
I agree in Afrikaansek stem saam
Where is the toilet? in AfrikaansWaar is die toilet?
How are you? in AfrikaansHoe gaan dit?
I have a dog in AfrikaansEk het 'n hond
I want to go to the cinema in AfrikaansEk wil bioskoop toe gaan
You definitely have to come in AfrikaansJy moet beslis kom
This is quite expensive in AfrikaansDit is redelik duur
This is my girlfriend Anna in AfrikaansDit is my vriendin Anna
Let's go home in AfrikaansKom ons gaan huis toe
Silver is cheaper than gold in AfrikaansSilwer is goedkoper as goud
Gold is more expensive than silver in AfrikaansGoud is duurder as silwer

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Afrikaans Vocabulary Books

Learn Afrikaans - Quick / Easy / Efficient

Learn Afrikaans - Quick / Easy / Efficient

This vocabulary book is a curated Afrikaans word frequency list with 2000 of the most common Afrikaans words and phrases. Following the Pareto principle (80/20 rule), this book is built to streamline the learning process by concentrating on the core words and sentence structures. The result is a unique book ideal for driven learners and language hackers.
Afrikaans Vocabulary Book

Afrikaans Vocabulary Book

This Afrikaans vocabulary book contains more than 3000 words and phrases and is organized by topic to make it easier for you to pick what to learn first. It is well suited for learners of all levels who are looking for an extensive resource to improve their vocabulary or are interested in learning vocabularies in one particular area of interest.

Afrikaans Flashcards


Afrikaans Flashcards Online

On our partner platform Flashcardo you can find Afrikaans flashcards to practice online for free ordered by topics and frequency of use, similar to our two vocabulary books above.

Printable Afrikaans Flashcards

With this downloadable product you get all Afrikaans flashcards available on in various formats for you to use. In detail you get 1 EPUB ebook, 2 PDF vocabulary lists and 8 printable flashcard PDFs.

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