About Afrikaans :The meaning of Afrikaans is African in Dutch. It is belonging to the family of Indo-European language. It is one of the most spoken languages in South Africa after Zulu and Xhosa languages. This language is also spoken in Lesotho,Botswana, Malawi, Swaziland, Namibia and Zambia. Afrikaans is a West Germanic language and is a daughter language of Dutch. It adopted some words from the Bantu languages, Portuguese, Malay and the Khoisan languages.