Also, Africa. of or from ; belonging to the black peoples of .
a native or inhabitant of .
(loosely) a black or other person of African ancestry.
denoting or relating to Africa or any of its peoples, languages, nations, etc
a native, inhabitant, or citizen of any of the countries of Africa
a member or descendant of any of the peoples of Africa, esp a Black person
Old English Africanas (plural), from Latin Africanus (adj.), from Africa (see Africa). Used of white residents of Africa from 1815; of black residents of the U.S. from 1790. As an adjective, by 1560s.
a genus of hominids of eastern Africa, assumed from a number of now lost skull fragments to have been a form of archaic Homo : no longer in technical use.
an Afrikaans-speaking native of South Africa of European, especially Dutch, descent. Contemporary Examples The last thing Mandela wanted to do was unite, through fear, the often bitterly divided white Anglo and Afrikaner populations. Anger at the Heart of Nelson Mandela’s Violent Struggle Christopher Dickey December 5, 2013 I am an Afrikaner and I want to […]
Also called the Taal. an official language of South Africa, developed out of the speech of 17th-century settlers from Holland and still very like Dutch. of or relating to Afrikaans or Afrikaners. Contemporary Examples At the beginning of 2014, there were editions in 287 languages, ranging from Afrikaans to Žemaitška. You Can Look It Up: […]