Music in Afrikaans

What would life be without music. We have put together a list of Afrikaans vocabularies around the topic of music and art. For even more Afrikaans vocabularies, take a look at our learning resources for Afrikaans at the end of the page.

Music in Afrikaans

music in Afrikaansmusiek (musiek)
instrument in Afrikaansinstrument (instrumente)
dance in Afrikaansdans (danse)
opera in Afrikaansopera (operas)
orchestra in Afrikaansorkes (orkeste)
concert in Afrikaanskonsert (konserte)
classical music in Afrikaansklassieke musiek (klassieke musiek)
pop in Afrikaanspop (pop)
jazz in Afrikaansjazz (jazz)
blues in Afrikaansblues (blues)
punk in Afrikaanspunk (punk)
rock in Afrikaansrock (rock)
lyrics in Afrikaanslirieke (lirieke)
melody in Afrikaansmelodie (melodieë)
symphony in Afrikaanssimfonie (simfonieë)

Music Instruments in Afrikaans

violin in Afrikaansviool (viole)
keyboard in Afrikaanssleutelbord (sleutelborde)
piano in Afrikaansklavier (klaviere)
trumpet in Afrikaanstrompet (trompette)
guitar in Afrikaanskitaar (kitare)
flute in Afrikaansfluit (fluite)
cello in Afrikaanstjello (tjello's)
saxophone in Afrikaanssaksofoon (saksofone)
tuba in Afrikaanstuba (tuba's)
organ in Afrikaansorrel (orrels)

Culture in Afrikaans

theatre in Afrikaansteater (teaters)
stage in Afrikaansverhoog (verhoë)
audience in Afrikaansgehoor (gehore)
painting in Afrikaansskildery (skilderye)
drawing in Afrikaanstekening (tekeninge)
brush in Afrikaanskwas (kwaste)
cast in Afrikaansrolverdeling (rolverdelings)
play in Afrikaanstoneelstuk (toneelstukke)
script in Afrikaansmanuskrip (manuskripte)

Dancing in Afrikaans

ballet in Afrikaansballet (ballette)
tango in Afrikaanstango (tango's)
waltz in Afrikaanswals (walse)
salsa in Afrikaanssalsa (salsa's)
samba in Afrikaanssamba (samba's)
rumba in Afrikaansrumba (rumba's)
Ballroom dance in Afrikaansbaldans (baldanse)
Latin dance in AfrikaansLatynse dans (Latynse danse)

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

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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