Iqaba is a Nguni term for a barbarian or a person believed to be uncivilised or uncultured.
They used to call me iqaba because I come from the villages.
Ibhinca is a Zulu person who practices their traditional Zulu culture, including wearing the traditional attire and listening to Maskandi
I had to act like I love Maskandi cause I was drinking with ibhinca.
Is the slanh term for Ga-Rankuwa, a township in Tshwane/Pitori.
I'm coming from Rankuwa.
Tao is a slang term for a 'thousand' (money).
My life would be better if I could get 5 tao right now.
It is really good; it is intense.
Used to signify fun or excitement.
Tshela u-barman nomayini
These are the guys who sell alcohol during the hard lockdown, when there is an alcohol ban. They inflate their prices like crazy. You can even get an 1818 bottle for R850.
They got the name because they don't care, it's either you buy at their 500% price or you leave it.
I got this gin from my Take it or leave it guy.
Asbonge is a Zulu term for "Let's give thanks" or "Let's be thankful"
Beke le beke asbonge bafethu.
A Sangoma is a highly respected healer among the Zulu people of South Africa who diagnoses, prescribes, and often performs the rituals to heal a person physically, mentally, emotionally, or spiritually.
I need to go see a powerful Sangoma.
Inyanga is mostly a traditional herbalist and does not usually perform rituals that are common to those that a Sangoma performs.
I went to see Inyanga when I was not feeling well.
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