Howdy! In this blog post, we’re going to teach you how to write an informal letter in Afrikaans. Informal letters are a great way to stay in touch with friends and family, and they can also be used for business purposes. Let’s get started!
How to start a letter in Afrikaans
Informal letters in Afrikaans usually start with the word “Dag” (meaning “Hello”). You can also use other greetings such as “Hallo” or “Goeie dag”. If you know the person you are writing to very well, you can start the letter with “Baie dankie” (meaning “Thank you very much”).
How to end a letter in Afrikaans
There are a few ways to end an informal letter in Afrikaans. Some of the most common phrases include:
-Met vriendelike groete (“With friendly greetings”)
-Vriendelike groete (“Friendly greetings”)
-Tot siens (“Until we meet again”)
-Nogmaals dankie (“Thank you again”)
What are some other good informal phrases and expressions in Afrikaans?
Here are a few other good informal phrases and expressions in Afrikaans:
-Hoe gaan dit met jou? (“How are you?”)
-Wat maak jou dag vandag? (“What’s your day like today?”)
-Hoe was jou week? (“How was your week?”)
-Is alles goed met jou? (“Is everything good with you?”)
-Jy sien mooi uit! (“You look great!”)
Are there any phrases to avoid using when writing an informal letter in Afrikaans?
Yes, there are a few phrases to avoid using when writing an informal letter in Afrikaans. These include:
-Dankie (“Thank you”)
-Ek is jammer dat ek nie kan kom nie (“I’m sorry I can’t come”)
-Voorspoedige dag! (“Have a good day!”)
While these phrases are perfectly fine to use in other situations, they should be avoided when writing an informal letter in Afrikaans. Informal letters should sound natural and conversational, so using overly formal language will make the letter sound unnatural and stilted.
I hope this blog post has helped you learn how to write an informal letter in Afrikaans. If you have any questions, please feel free to leave a comment below. Thanks for reading!