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Author: Benito Trollip (SADiLaR Afrikaans researcher)
Short summary and English title:
A video series on intensified adjectives in Afrikaans
In this blog a video series on intensified adjectives in Afrikaans is introduced. Interesting questions about these words are raised, including but not limited to who decides when a compound becomes and intensified adjective and where do these intensified adjectives originate from? The motivation for the videos is given, as well as the disclaimer that the content of the videos is not intended to say what is right and wrong or to change school curricula. The reader is urged to think about the questions raised in the videos as it highlights the complexities of intensified adjectives in Afrikaans.