Sports in Afrikaans

Sports is a great topic for conversation. The below list of sport names in Afrikaans helps you to get familiar with Olympic and other sports in Afrikaans. For even more Afrikaans vocabularies, take a look at our learning resources for Afrikaans at the end of the page.

Summer Sports in Afrikaans

tennis in Afrikaanstennis
badminton in Afrikaanspluimbal
golf in Afrikaansgholf
cycling in Afrikaansfietsry
table tennis in Afrikaanstafeltennis
triathlon in Afrikaansdriekamp
wrestling in Afrikaansstoei
judo in Afrikaansjudo
fencing in Afrikaansskermkuns
archery in Afrikaansboogskiet
boxing in Afrikaansboks
gymnastics in Afrikaansgimnastiek
weightlifting in Afrikaansgewigoptel

Winter Sports in Afrikaans

skiing in Afrikaansski
snowboarding in Afrikaanssneeuplankry
ice skating in Afrikaansysskaats
ice hockey in Afrikaansyshokkie
biathlon in Afrikaanstweekamp
luge in Afrikaansysslee
ski jumping in Afrikaansskispring

Water Sports in Afrikaans

swimming in Afrikaansswem
water polo in Afrikaanswaterpolo
surfing in Afrikaansbranderplankry
rowing in Afrikaansroei
windsurfing in Afrikaansseilplankry
sailing in Afrikaansseilvaart

Team Sports in Afrikaans

football in Afrikaanssokker
basketball in Afrikaansbasketbal
volleyball in Afrikaansvlugbal
cricket in Afrikaanskrieket
baseball in Afrikaansbofbal
rugby in Afrikaansrugby
handball in Afrikaanshandbal
field hockey in Afrikaansveldhokkie
beach volleyball in Afrikaansstrandvlugbal
Australian football in AfrikaansAustraliese voetbal
American football in AfrikaansAmerikaanse voetbal

Sports in Afrikaans

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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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