English to Afrikaans Meaning :: deaf

doof
Deaf :
doof
- doofdeaferdeafestdoofheid
 

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Noun(1) people who have severe hearing impairments
Verb(1) make or render deaf
Adjective(1) lacking or deprived of the sense of hearing wholly or in part(2) (usually followed by `to'

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(1) Ashton became deaf at the age of just 18 months after suffering a bout of pneumonia.(2) The use of sign language by both the deaf and hearing communities is noteworthy as well.(3) If you're talking to a deaf person and a hearing person, don't just focus on the hearing person.(4) The ski industry is not deaf to criticism that it leaves a heavy footprint on the land.(5) The father of two has lived in the country for the past 29 years after moving there to set up a charity working with the deaf .(6) He is not for turning; he is deaf to reason.(7) While those in positions to bring about change are deaf to their silent cries, WE can respond.(8) Severely deaf children cannot hear their own voices.(9) Such was the constant buzzing around our ears that at first we were deaf to the sound of inbound propellers.(10) He was not taught to sign at his school for the deaf and was instead taught to adapt to the hearing world by lip reading.(11) While the people have never been louder, the leaders have never been more deaf .(12) As I said last weekend, it's easy to become deaf to the sirens in Hackney.(13) Will it also turn deaf to their pleas and allow the demolition of the secular order?(14) I turned the volume down some so I wouldn't go completely deaf .(15) It may be that I've been deaf to the roar of protest that has met this authoritarian and intrusive measure.(16) I know there are none so deaf as those who do not want to hear, and that applies to the Leader of the Opposition.
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Adjective
1. hearing impaired ::
gehoorgestremd
3. deaf as a post ::
doof soos 'n post
Verb
4. deafen ::
doof
Different Forms
deaf, deafer, deafest, deafness
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