Multilingual South African Dictionary

Multilingual South African Dictionary

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

Contact

(n.) A close union or junction of bodies; a touching or meeting.

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