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Gouws, professor of Afrikaans linguistics at the Universiteit of Stellenbosch, whose status as theoretical and practical lexicographer made of him an irrefutable leader in the field of lexicography.


Read our very hzt newsletter! He took leave but did not resume his work on the dictionary. Swanepoel, a co-editor of the WATthe work accelerated somewhat, but according to Schoonees still not quickly enough. For Afrikaans we publish the Handwoordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal our stalwart the HAT as well as a growing collection of new Afrikaans dictionaries and language products. In the meantime the goal of the WAT had shifted quite drastically. In spite of the limited time archaisms were deleted and many new woordboek added.

Perskor published the second and third editions of the HAT.

Adverts were placed for the post of editor according to the plan this would be a one-person jobbut although many applications were received, the board back-pedalled and made no appointment. By this time it became clear that although the dictionary was progressing, it would take several decades to complete it up to Z.

There was considerable pressure to delete such words in their entirety so as not to offend any user of Afrikaans. The dictionary was to be found in most homes, schools woordeboej universities, as well as in woorseboek offices and businesses.


The answer was two years. It soon became apparent that the HAT had captured its particular niche in the market and was accepted as authoritative by the Afrikaans public.

For learners in the various grades, and later on for students too. In October Pearson appointed the editor to succeed Odendal.

In the Eighties the HAT started being used in homes, schools and universities, as well as in government offices and businesses. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Many of our online activities and worksheets are free. In Pearson asked the compilers to deliver a fifth edition in Retrieved from ” https: This electronic dictionary contains the complete alphabetical list, list of abbreviations and list of geographical names with their derivations from the fifth edition of the Verklarende Handwoordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal.

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Or go fetch a folder, switch on your printer and start your own Longman-HAT collection. Or test your memory with one of our ready-made gamesor your vocabulary and spelling with a game woordebofk verbal hide-and-seek. Languages Afrikaans Edit links. A commission of inquiry recommended that a board of control be established.

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Views Read Edit View history. Although Schoonees was the de facto chief editor, he was not named as such. When Perskor began talking about a third edition with intent, Odendal started to work on the dictionary full-time. Then browse through our catalogue for a closer look at the HAT family. Our next newsletter will be published in October. Thus a new chapter in the history of the HAT began, with Odendal as the sole editor for almost 25 years. Here the contribution of Mrs Estelle Odendal should be mentioned, who recorded new and missing words from newspapers, magazines and books the whole time her husband was working on the HAT.


It soon became clear that the HAT had conquered the market and was accepted by users of Afrikaans as authoritative. It is with great pleasure that we write this first newsletter to introduce our new website to all who love language — a growing collection of dictionaries that you can refer to online from now on, right here on your computer, tablet or cellphone.

In Afrikaans and English. The value Odendal attached to example phrases has been mentioned. In March the then Nasionale Boekhandel and the South African government agreed to establish a monolingual, explanatory dictionary, with a similar extent to that of the Dutch Van Dale of the time, which was comprised of one volume. Or send us an email.

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Before long you will be able to listen to the pronunciation of Afrikaans words on this site too. Murray Booysen, joined the team as well. Besides additions definitions were altered and archaic words and meanings deleted, especially words and meanings that were more Dutch than Afrikaans. At the launch of HAT5, on 14 September at the Spier Estate outside Stellenbosch, he was honoured for his more than 30 years of commitment and dedication to the Handwoordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal and bid farewell.

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Jana Luther would become the publisher of the HAT and its first in-house editor.