How to say head in Afrikaans hɛd

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kop, hoof

head(noun)

the top part of the human body, containing the eyes, mouth, brain etc; the same part of an animal's body

The stone hit him on the head; He scratched his head in amazement.

lei, bo-aan, aan die hoof/spits staan

head(verb)

to go at the front of or at the top of (something)

The procession was headed by the band; Whose name headed the list?

kop

head(noun)

a person's mind

An idea came into my head last night.

in beheer wees, aan die hoof wees

head(verb)

to be in charge of; to be the leader of

He heads a team of scientists investigating cancer.

koplengte

head(noun)

the height or length of a head

The horse won by a head.

kies koers, afsit na, afstuur op

head(verb)

(often with for ) to (cause to) move in a certain direction

The explorers headed south; The boys headed for home; You're heading for disaster!

hoof, staatshoof

head(noun)

the chief or most important person (of an organization, country etc)

Kings and presidents are heads of state; (also adjective) a head waiter; the head office.

van 'n opskrif voorsien, dra die opskrif

head(verb)

to put or write something at the beginning of

His report was headed `Ways of Preventing Industrial Accidents'.

kop

head(noun)

anything that is like a head in shape or position

the head of a pin; The boy knocked the heads off the flowers.

met die kop stamp, kop

head(verb)

(in football) to hit the ball with the head

He headed the ball into the goal.

oorsprong

head(noun)

the place where a river, lake etc begins

the head of the Nile.

bokant, bopunt

head(noun)

the top, or the top part, of anything

Write your address at the head of the paper; the head of the table.

voorkant

head(noun)

the front part

He walked at the head of the procession.

aanleg vir

head(noun)

a particular ability or tolerance

He has no head for heights; She has a good head for figures.

hoof, prinsipaal

head(noun)

a headmaster or headmistress

You'd better ask the Head.

per kop

head(noun)

(for) one person

This dinner costs $10 a head.

landpunt

head(noun)

a headland

Beachy Head.

skuim

head(noun)

the foam on the top of a glass of beer etc.


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