Question Words in Afrikaans

Being able to ask questions in Afrikaans is a key part of learning the language. The list below gives you an overview over the most important Afrikaans question words and phrases so you can jump-start that part of your language learning. For even more words and examples, take a look at our learning resources for Afrikaans at the end of the page.

Basic Afrikaans Question Words

who in Afrikaanswie
where in Afrikaanswaar
what in Afrikaanswat
why in Afrikaanshoekom
how in Afrikaanshoe
which in Afrikaanswatter
when in Afrikaanswanneer

Other Afrikaans Question Words

how many? in Afrikaanshoe baie?
How much is this? in AfrikaansWat kos dit?
Where is the toilet? in AfrikaansWaar is die toilet?
What's your name? in AfrikaansWat is jou naam?
Do you love me? in AfrikaansHet jy my lief?
How are you? in AfrikaansHoe gaan dit?
Can you help me? in AfrikaansKan jy my help?

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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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