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Afrikaans (Language)

Description:a language spoken mostly in South Africa, derived from Dutch dialects spoken by the mainly Dutch settlers of what is now South Africa
Info:Although Afrikaans adopted words from languages such as Malay, Portuguese, the Bantu languages etc., an estimated 90 to 95 percent of Afrikaans vocabulary is ultimately of Dutch origin.
In use since:18th century   (Source)
Ancestor:Dutch
Words:water Afrikaans "water"
 was Afrikaans "wash"
 winter Afrikaans "winter"
 rooi Afrikaans "red"
Further Info:en.wikipedia.org