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Here are some real facebook updates posted by native Afrikaans speakers translated into English.
You can use them to learn some easy and useful words and phrases.
Afrikaans is spoken in South Africa and Namibia. It's real easy to learn!


boomhuis bed

Het my 10 keer langer gevat as wat ek gedink het dit gaan, maar my dogtertjie se boomhuis bed is uiteindelik klaar.
Self ontwerp en gebou!
Afrikaans Facebook update
Took me 10 times longer than I thought it would, but my little daughter's treehouse bed is finally finished.
I designed and built it myself!


Ons seuntjie is weer opgeneem in die hospitaal vanmiddag...bid asseblief vir vinnige gesond word.Afrikaans Facebook
Our little boy has been taken up in the hospital again this afternoon...please pray for a fast recovery.

Bly vanaand in 'n mooie klein houthuisie langs 'n meer.Afrikaans Facebook
Staying in a pretty little wooden house next to a lake tonight.

As ek video oproepe maak met skype is my prentjie onderstebo. Weet iemand dalk hoekom en hoe ek dit kan regkry?Afrikaans Facebook
When I make video calls with skype my picture is upside down. Does anybody know why and how to fix this?

Wittebrood... kan nie meer wag nie! Afrikaans Facebook
Honeymoon.. can't wait anymore!

Onthou om tussen 5 en 6 vandag na my te luister op Jakaranda 94.2FM.Afrikaans Facebook
Remember to listen to me today on Jakaranda 64.2FM.




onmyway

Oppad kantoor toe!Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
On my way to the office!

Eerste ballet klas in BAIE jare. baie opgewonde!Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
First ballet class in MANY years. very excited!

Sukses is iets wat jy nie aan iemand anders kan verduidelik nie, want net jyself kan voel...Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
Success isn't something that you can explain to somebody else, because only you can feel it...

Ek moet bieg, dis vrek lekker om nie werk toe hoef te gaan nie.Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
I must confess, it's very nice not having to go to work.

Vrydag is darem net te ver weg!Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
Friday is just too far away!

super trots op my boetie wat graad vang vandag!! geniet elke oomblik! Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
super proud of my brother who is graduating today! (grade catch today)!! enjoy every moment

Langs die Oranje Rivier met n visarend wat roep.Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
Next to the Orage River with a fish eagle calling.



cry

3 ongelukke in 14 dae. Hoe de moer!? Ek huil sommer in my hoed :-(Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
3 accidents in 14 days? How the hell? I feel like crying in my hat :-(

My klein dogtertjie is vanoggend vir die eerste keer skool toe. Rugsakkie op die rug met 'n groot glimlag ! Haar mamma mis haar so!!!!!Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
My little girl went to school for the first time this morning. Small backpack on her back and a big smile! Her mommy misses her so!!

Dankie aan die beste vrou vir 8 ongelooflike jare! Ons is geseŽn met die 2 mooiste dogtertjies. Lief vir jou my skat.Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
Thank you to the best wife for 8 amazing years! We are blessed with 2 beautiful little girls. Love you my dear.

Nog 'n dom joernalis, net jammer dit breek TIME se kredietwaardigheid heeltemal af.Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
Another stupid journalist, so sad that it tears down TIME's credibility completely.

Vanaand bad ons in die jaar 2000 se champagne..Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
Tonight we will bathe in the year 2000's champagne...

Sien uit na die naweek.Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
Looking forward to the weekend.




stars

...kon vanaand die sterre sien vanuit die flight deck se venster......wens ek kan dit elke aand so sien!!!!!!Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
....could see the stars tonight from the flight deck's window....wish I could see it like that every evening!!!

Raai raai... wie onthou die plek...?Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
guess guess (take a guess) ..who can remember this place?

Flippen warm in Pretoria vandagAfrikaans facebook updates translated to english
"Very" hot in Pretoria today
flippen - slang used by younger people to express a great degree of something
flippen lucky, flippen honger(hungry), flippen mal(crazy). flippen moeg(tired) etc.

So lief en verlief en verloof.
Dit is ongelooflik lekker om so opgewondenheid te hÍ oor die toekoms.

Ek is dalk lucky, maar ek is baie geseŽnd ook.Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
So love(so much love for someone) and in love and engaged.
It is amazing good to have so much excitement over the future.

I may be lucky, but I am very blessed as well.

Baie geluk! Hy is die MOOISTE klein mensie ooit!Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
Congratulations! He is the most beautiful little person ever!

Vriende is die wyn van die lewe.
Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
Friends are the wines of life.



razor
Nee regtig, ek en hierdie skeermes ding gaan nie regkom nie.....
Afrikaans Facebook update
Direct: No really, I and this  razor  thing  will not get along.
Meaning: Really, I am not going to get along with my razor.

enige iemand wat weet wat gebeur op R21 N?Afrikaans Facebook update
anybody knows what's happening on the R21 N? (highway name)

Terug in tyd, maar vorentoe in tyd.Afrikaans Facebook update
back in time, but forward in time.

Gelukkige verjaarsdag aan die beste, mooiste ma! Selfs al maak sy koffie lyk sy nogsteeds stylvol.Afrikaans Facebook update
Happy birthday to the best, prettiest mom! Even if she's making coffee she still looks stylish.

Mag ons kreatiewe wese nooit sterf nie.Afrikaans Facebook update
May our creative being never die.


cute baby

Kyk, ek is nou nie rerig die een vir babatjie goed nie ...maar hierdie is vrek oulik!!!Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
Look, I'm not really the one for baby stuff....but this is really cute!!    (vrek -> to die for )

Ek gaan oor plus minus 2 weke vir Griet sien en ek wens sy en Sarie kon saam wyn drink!Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
I'm going to see Griet in plus minus two weeks and I wish she and Sarie could drink wine together!
(could join us for  some wine)


Baie dankie vir die rugsakke Jan!Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
Thanks a lot for the backpacks Jan!

O genade, maar hierdie Maandag is vreeslik blou so vroeg al!Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
O dear, this Monday is very blue so early already!

My perskeboom...vol blommetjies!Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
My peachtree...full of flowers! (full in bloom)
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wise ant

Gaan leer by die mier...en word wys...Afrikaans Facebook update
Go learn from the ant....and become wise

Gewonder hoekom ek ALTYD verloor!Afrikaans Facebook update
(I was) Wondering why I always lose!

Wens so my skoonpa was nou hier om vir ons pannekoek te maak.....Afrikaans Facebook update
Wish my father-in-law was here now to make us some pancakes...

Baie dankie aan almal vir die lekker aand! Julle is die beste!Afrikaans Facebook update
Thanks for the great night everybody! You are the best!

Lank gelede......Afrikaans Facebook update
Long ago....

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peanut butter

Ek stem saam. Slaap maar.Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
I agree. You can sleep.

Grondboontjiebotter en stroop, jou lekker ding!!Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
Peanut butter and syrup, you delicious thing!!

"Mamma" vra die dogtertjie, "het Liewe Jesus kleinboet vir ons gegee?" Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
"Ja skat" antwoord Mamma.
"Dis darem nou seker lekker stil daar by Hom, nÍ Mamma?"
"Mother" the daughter asks, "did Jesus give us our little brother?"
"Yes dear" mother answers
"It's surely very quiet over there now (at Him), isn't it?"

Verlang na jouAfrikaans facebook updates translated to english
Miss you

Ek drink vanaand 'n bier vir elkeen van julle! Afrikaans facebook updates translated to english
Tonight I'll drink a beer for every one of you!
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curiosity
CNN wys mars landing van Curiosity(nuuskierigheid)!Afrikaans Facebook update
    CCN shows mars landing of Curiosity!

Eerste foto van Curiosity(nuuskierigheid) van Mars se landskap!!Afrikaans Facebook update
    First photo of Curiosity of the Mars' landscape!!

Dis vandag al 'n jaar terug wat Sarie deur die hond gebyt is.
Ons dank die Here dat Hy haar al so mooi genees het....sy lyk al pragtig.
Afrikaans Facebook update
   It is today a year ago that Sarie got bitten by the dog.
We thank the Lord that He already healed her so
well....she looks beautiful.


Dammit! Ekt nounet besef daar is ten minste 9 ouens op die planeet wat vinniger is as ek...!!Afrikaans Facebook update
    Damn! I just realized there are at least 9 guys on this planet that are faster than I am..!!

ten minste het dag goed geeindig:)Afrikaans Facebook update
    at least the day ended well :)
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drukkie

Kyk, eks trots Suid-Afrikaans... MAAR.., Hoekom moet daar steeds 'n ophef gemaak word van kleur in 'n span? SPAN!!!!
   Look, I am proudly South African...BUT...., Why must there still be fussed about color in a team? TEAM!

VroeŽ oggend drukkie
    Early morning hug

Dis 'n seuntjie!
    It's a boy!

Hoop dit gaan goed met jou. Ek is jammer om te lees van jou pa, ek weet hoe moelik dit is. Hoop om jou een van die dae weer te sien xxx
    Hope you're well( it's still going well with you ). I am sorry to read about your father, I know how difficult
    it is. Hope to see you again soon (one of these days).


Daai oomblik wanneer jy 'n vroue-deelnemer misgis vir' 'n man in die gewigoptel...
    That moment when you mistake a female-competitor for a  man in the weightlifting...
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vlieg
Ons ontvangsdame het nounet met my gestry dat 'n vlieg nie by 'n venster kan uitvlieg nie (alhoewel kan invlieg) maar net by 'n deur kan uitvlieg. Interessant. Dink die vliee in SA is baie slimmer as die Engelse vliee...
   Our receptionist just argued with me that a fly cannot fly out a window(although it can fly in) but can only fly out a door. Interesting. I think the flies in SA are much smarter than the English flies...

Waar is die 100m butterfly waarvan almal praat!!? Klink na 'n moerse ding!

    Where is this 100m butterfly everybody is talking about!? Sounds like a huge thing!

Led Zeppelin in die oggend maak alles net soveel beter.

     Led Zeppelin in the morning just makes everything so much better.

Wat is die resep vir Gummiberry juice? Kan julle onthou?

     What is the recipe for Gummy berry juice? Can you(plural) remember?

gaan vandag dieretuin toe saam met die pasiŽnte…

     is going to the zoo today with the patients.
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australia
Nee, net nie dit nie!
    No, anything but that!

Dink die wereld moet sluit tydens Olimpiese Spele!!
    Thinks the world should close during the Olympic games!!

more oppad Australie toe!! kan nie wag nie: maar ook baie hartseer oor die kids wat gaan agterbly. ga hul baie mis
    tomorrow on my way to Australia!! can't wait: but also very sad because of the kids that are being left behind, going to miss them a lot.

Ek ry die naweek Pretoria toe van lydenburg af, as enige iemand wil saamry en help diesel betaal. Laat weet my. Vrydag tot sondag. Dankie.
    I'm driving to Pretoria from Lydenburg this weekend, if anyone wants to "catch a ride" and help pay my diesel (fuel/gas). Let me know. Friday to Sunday. Thanks.

Wow .. Phelps weet nie wat het hom getref nie
    Wow..Phelps doesn't know what hit him.

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birthday

Die tyd 3 jaar terug was ons al in die hospitaal om vir ons 'n baba dogtertjie te gaan "haal".
This time 3 years ago we were already on our way to the hospital to go and "fetch" our baby daughter.

Ag jou mooi mens...Ons gaan jou mis by die werk hoor!
Oh you beautiful person...We are going to miss you at work you hear!

Baie baie geluk met jou verjaarsdag! Ek hoop jy het n baie lekker dag gehad en dat jy n woes geseende jaar sal he! Verlang na jou! Baie liefde
(Very very) congratulations with your birthday! I hope you had a very fun day and that you'll have a crazy blessed year! Miss you! Lots of love!

Engeland kry GROOT pak slae. So trots om Suid-Afrikaner te wees!!!
England got a big(severe) beating. So proud to be South African!

EKs 'n dag laat! Jammer man...hoop die dag was wonderlik! Baie geluk!

I'm a day late! Sorry man...hope the day was wonderful! Congratulations!

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