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Are there any Afrikaans names for Breslau/Wroclaw?

Sorry I forgot to sign Ben Bezuidenhout (kontak) 22:45, 24 Augustus 2009 (UTC)
No, I don't think so. You may want to check Bruce Donaldson's A Grammar of Afrikaans on Google Scholar: A Grammar... . There's a list of foreign geographical names on page 112. --Voyageur (kontak) 22:55, 24 Augustus 2009 (UTC)
The reason why I questioned a different name is because of Stettyn, Gdansk, Warskou and Krakau, who all have a unique Afrikaans name. I would really like to know if there are any other cities in eastern Europe that have an Afrikaans name (except Moskou and Kief).--Ben Bezuidenhout (kontak) 16:16, 25 Augustus 2009 (UTC)
There are only a few Dutch and/or Afrikaans names which have been derived from German. I do not think that the Dutch- or Afrikaans-speaking world has ever developed strong political, economical or cultural ties with Eastern Europe, so we should not expect to find more than a few Afrikaans names for cities in this part of the world. --Voyageur (kontak) 16:31, 25 Augustus 2009 (UTC)
Thank you Voyageur for the link. On my findings (which loaded after a few hours!) I found that 'Brussels' is incorrect Afrikaans, but I think we need to present this on the actual article. These were my other interesting findings:

Cities[wysig bron]

  • Kantelburg (Canterbury)
  • Kalcutta (Calcutta)
  • Leiden (Leyden)
  • Djakarta (Jakarta)
  • Duinkerken
  • Geneve (with an accent on the middle e - Geneva)
  • Leuven (Louvain)
  • Mekka (Mecca)
  • Malines (Mechelen)
  • Namen (Namur)
  • Nieu-Delhi (but New York - New Delhi)
  • A person from Parys is called Parysenaar
  • Pompeji (Pompeii)
  • Seoel (Seoul)
  • Riad (Riyadh)
  • Teheran (Tehran)
  • A person from Rome is called Romein, Romeins
  • Turyn (Turin)
  • A person from Wene is called Weens
  • A person from Venesie is called Venesiaans
  • A person from Florence is called Florentyns
  • Warskou/Warschau (pronounced the same, Warsaw) --Ben Bezuidenhout (kontak) 09:32, 25 Augustus 2009 (UTC)

Some interresting Nations[wysig bron]

--Ben Bezuidenhout (kontak) 09:36, 25 Augustus 2009 (UTC)