English to Afrikaans Meaning :: illiterate

Illiterate :
- ongeletterdilliteratelyongeletterdes

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Noun(1) a person unable to read
Adjective(1) not able to read or write(2) uneducated in the fundamentals of a given art or branch of learning; lacking knowledge of a specific field(3) lacking culture, especially in language and literature

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(1) Back in the 1830s, when he was a boy of 11, he used to read to illiterate London labourers during his lunch hours.(2) In 1985 Mrs Nini initiated self-empowering schemes for local women, most of whom were illiterate and unable to find formal employment.(3) That they were able to do so handily and with a backward and politically illiterate film star as their standard bearer only underscores the dimensions of the Democratic collapse.(4) It preys on the ignorant, the illiterate , the gullible, and the meek.(5) It's even read to illiterate factory labourers while they work.(6) His mother, apparently illiterate , was unable to sign her name as a witness to his marriage.(7) The best part though was that a number of the kids who were illiterate learned how to read and write through my program.(8) Indeed, one-million Quebecers are illiterate and can't read this simple phrase (although the rest surely can and will).(9) Later the journalist was told by his interpreter that the ÔÇÿwarlordÔÇÖ was wholly illiterate , unable even to sign his own name in writing.(10) Then he disparaged my writing for being too illiterate for some but too literate for others.(11) In addition, many South Africans were illiterate , and unable to read news reports of proceedings.(12) Do they really think horror fans are so illiterate they won't read subtitles?(13) Most Sierra Leoneans are illiterate (cannot read and write) and have few job choices.(14) Although her house was almost destroyed in the earthquake, this illiterate woman was unable to convince the Government representative, assessing the damage, that the house was beyond repair.(15) In Uganda, among those aged fifteen years and over, about 50 percent are illiterate (unable to read or write).(16) Yeah I know there are illiterate peace activists as well.
Related Words
(1) illiterate ::
1. unable to read or write ::
nie kan lees of skryf
2. unlettered ::
3. nonreader ::
4. illiterate person ::
ongeletterde persoon
1. grammatical ::
Different Forms
illiterate, illiterately, illiterates
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Don\'t be oversensitive.
He\'s calling you illiterate, not your race.

Don't be oversensitive. He's calling you ILLITERATE, not your race.

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 9

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