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English translation: Meneer

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21:26 Nov 18, 2001
Afrikaans to English translations [Non-PRO]
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters / conversation
Afrikaans term or phrase: sir
To address a grown man,as in Mr. or Sir Phillip.
Molly Boepple
English translation:Meneer
Explanation:
The translation "sir" or "Mr." would be "meneer" and the abbreviation is "mnr."
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xxxJako
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Meneer


Explanation:
The translation "sir" or "Mr." would be "meneer" and the abbreviation is "mnr."

xxxJako
Local time: 05:47
Native speaker of: Native in AfrikaansAfrikaans, Native in EnglishEnglish
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sven Petersson
23 mins

agree  Sandra Nortje
7 hrs

agree  Samuel Murray: True, but if the "Sir" is a royal title, then the Afrikaans would be "sir" (lowercase "s", unless at beginning of sentence).
3 days 12 hrs
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