youth n. 1 children, young folk(s), young people, youth, juveniles, the younger set, learners, students 2 early years/youth, teenage years, adolescence
– Pharos, Bilingual Dictionary
An old head on young shoulders – referring to a young person with much knowledge and common sense. Jonk van jare maar oud van dae.
– Pharos, Spreekwoorde en waar hulle vandaan kom
› Generation Alpha people born between the early 2010s and mid-2020s: › Hang in there, millennials! With the arrival of the post-millennials and Generation Alpha we will soon have new people to talk about (Mercy Kannemeyer, Skrop).
› Generation Z demographic generation that follows Generation Y (the millennials): › Generation Z – people born after 1996 – is the most progressive generation in the history of the world if you look at issues such as climate change, LGBT rights and racism (Vrye Weekblad, 4 September 2020). | SYNONYMS: post-millennials, Zoomers
› Generation Y people born from 1981 to 1996: › Which generation group do you belong to – the Quiet Generation, the Baby Boomers, Generation X, Generation Y, the Millennials or the new Generation Z? (Esté Gross, Netwerk24, 16 Mei 2019). SYNONYM: millennials
– Woordeboek van Afrikaans Vandag