Oorlans


Oorlans

language
name=Oorlans
familycolor=Creole
states=South Africa
speakers=200,000
fam1=Creole language
fam2=Afrikaans Dialect
iso1=
iso2=
iso3=oor
lc1=
ld1=
notice=nonotice

Oorlams (also: "Oorlands", "Oorlans") is a dialect of Afrikaans spoken in the Republic of South Africa. It is considered an Afrikaans-based creole language by some observers whereas most Oorlammers themselves would describe their language as being a dialect of Afrikaans proper.who|date=February 2008 Oorlams has many elements from Khoi languages.

ee also

*Afrikaans (Northern Cape dialect)
*Afrikaans (Western Cape dialect)
*Afrikaans (Eastern Cape dialect)

External links

* [http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=oor Ethnologue report on Oorlans]


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