Multilingual South African Dictionary

Multilingual South African Dictionary

List of english words beginning with the letter A

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Did you Know:
  • According to the 2011 census, English is spoken as a home language by almost 5- million people
  • As a home language, English is most common in Gauteng
  • Today, English is South Africa's lingua franca, and the primary language of government, business, and commerce
  • South Africa's Asian people, most of whom are Indian in origin, are largely English-speaking
  • English was declared the official language of the Cape Colony in 1822 (replacing Dutch)
  • Around half of South Africa's people have a speaking knowledge of English
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an African mammal with a long nose and large ears which …Read more

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to leave a place, thing or person foreverRead more

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to stop doing an activity before you have finished itRead more

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to make ashamedRead more

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to put an end toRead more

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a female superior or governess of a nunneryRead more

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a monastery or society of peopleRead more

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the superior or head of an abbey or monasteryRead more