Reference Collection

These are some of the Ready Reference Sources published by QVRP. The list is arranged alphabetically with the title in the dominant language and the description in English.

  • Afrikaanse Sinonieme – Afrikaans synonyms.
  • Afrikaanse Spreekwoorde, Idiome en Gesegdes – Afrikaans idioms, proverbs and expressions – contains a large number of colloquial expressions.
  • Afrikaanse Woordelys – Afrikaans word list.
  • Blomme – Alphabetic index of Afrikaans flower names linked to descriptions of the flowers.
  • Bome – Alphabetic index of Afrikaans tree names linked to descriptions of the trees.
  • Cape Town Heritage – Extensive database and tourist guide on heritage and other sites of interest in the Cape Peninsula. This listing links to the new map that is under development. The original Cape Town Heritage site is still available here, but contains limited places of interest.
  • Communications, Technology, and Electronic Publishing Word List – The list covers terms related to communications, technology, and electronic publishing that you may encounter frequently.
  • Groente – Alphabetic index of Afrikaans vegetable names linked to descriptions of the vegetables.
  • Intensiewe vorme – Intensive word form in Afrikaans.
  • Kookkuns Wenke en Advies – Alphabetic index of Afrikaans cooking tips and advice.
  • Kookkuns Woordelys – Alphabetic Afrikaans, French and Italian culinary and cooking glossary – includes some common English names.
  • Kruie – Alphabetic index of Afrikaans herb names linked to descriptions of the herbs.
  • Kruiegids – Alphabetic index of Afrikaans herb names, each herb containing a list of ailments it could possibly treat. These are in turn linked to more detail about the possible treatments.
  • Latyn Afrikaans Woordeboek – Latin / Afrikaans dictionary.
  • Mediese Woordeboek en Gids – Afrikaans medical dictionary that also serves as guide to more information and help on most diseases and conditions.
  • Medisinale gebruike van kruie – Alphabetic Afrikaans index to common ailments that can be treated using herbs. Each one is linked to detail about possible treatments.
  • Motorwoordeboek – English / Afrikaans car dictionary
  • Omgewingswoordeboek – English / Afrikaans environmental dictionary
  • Resepteboeke – Alphabetic index of Afrikaans recipe books linked to more information on the books.
  • Rekenaarwoordeboek – English / Afrikaans computer and information technology dictionary.
  • Roberts Voëlname – Roberts classification of bird with the names in Afrikaans, Latin and English. Some names are linked to Afrikaans descriptions of the birds.
  • Roekelose Woordeboek – English / Afrikaans dictionary of colloquial language and slang.
  • Soogdiere – Alphabetic index of Afrikaans names for mammals linked to descriptions of the animals.
  • Struike – Alphabetic index of Afrikaans shrub names linked to information on the shrubs.
  • Trivia – Interesting trivia in Afrikaans.
  • Voëls – Alphabetic index of Afrikaans bird names linked to descriptions of the birds.
  • Vrugte – Alphabetic index of Afrikaans fruit names linked to information on the fruit.
  • Wenke – General tips in Afrikaans.
  • Wynwoordeboek – English / Afrikaans Wine Dictionary
  • Xhosa Afrikaans Woordeboek – Xhosa / Afrikaans dictionary.