South Africans speak English, but that doesn't mean you'll always understand it. South African English has a flavour all its own, borrowing freely from Afrikaans, which is similar to Dutch and Flemish, as well as from the country's many African languages. Some words come from colonial-era Malay and Portuguese immigrants; much the same as regional and cultural dialects permeate the U.S.

South Africans speak English, that doesn't mean you will always understand us.eish: [aysh] Used to express surprise, wonder, frustration or outrage: “Eish!

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South Africa has 11 Official Languages, soon to be 12 as South African Sign Language receives the recognition it deserves.

South African English is a melting pot of unique words, borrowing from many of the 11 official languages to make meaning. Words like ‘lekker’, ‘ubuntu’, ‘howzit’ and ‘gees’ are just a few that reflect our rich cultural heritage. Check out the definitions of some interesting words that make us proudly South African. What is your favourite South African word? #INFOGRAPHIC

South African English is a melting pot of unique words, borrowing from many of the 11 official languages to make meaning. Words like ‘lekker’, ‘ubuntu’,…

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A truly South African legend - David Kramer! Rooi velle He began his music career in the mid-1970s, singing at folk clubs and campus concerts in South Africa. David pioneered the use of Cape Afrikaans and South African English in his lyrics, often using both languages in the same song. He focused on small town South Africa and employed a gritty realism and dark satire to tell his stories and describe his characters and then he wrote musicals.....

A truly South African legend - David Kramer! Rooi velle He began his music…

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