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Subject: Afrikaans given names
Author: Siegfried   (guest, 151.51.25.173)
Date: June 24, 2010 at 8:48:26 AM
Do Afrikaans given names diverge from Dutch ones? I mean, is it usual for Afrikaans speakers to have an Afrikaans first name (if existing) instead of a Dutch one?
For example, are Dutch names like Lodewijk, Matthijs, Martijn conveyed as Lodewyk, Matthys, Martyn? Or Balthazar and Jozef as Balthasar and Josef? I'd like to find some references.

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