Learn some basic Afrikaans words and phrases. Afrikaans is spoken in South Africa and Namibia. It's easy to learn!

Afrikaans Lesson 8



Having a BBQ

An extremely important part of South African culture, you ABSOLUTELY need to learn the word "BRAAI".

Hou jy van braai?
Do you like to BBQ?
Almal hou van braai.
Everybody likes to BBQ
Kom ons braai.
Come, let's BBQ.
Ek is die braai koning.
I am the BBQ king.

die vleis is rou.
The meat ir raw.
die vleis is gaar.
The meat is done.
die mielies is reg.
Die corn is ready.
eet 'n lekker mielie.
Eat a delicious (cob of corn)

gooi sout op.
Throw salt on - direct translation
moenie peper op gooi nie.
Don't throw pepper on.
die vlies brand!
The meat is burning.
die vuur is dood.
The fire is dead.

wanneer eet ons?
When do we eat?
die kos is reg!
The food is ready!
ons kan eet.
We can eat.
hmmmm...braaivleis is lekker!
Hmm...BBQ is delicious!

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