Cape Town

Cape Town is a port city on South Africa’s southwest coast, on a peninsula beneath the imposing Table Mountain. It is the oldest and second largest city in South Africa, after Johannesburg.

I can't wait to go to Cape Town this summer.


Cherry is a Kasi term to refer to a girl/female. It can also be used to refer specifically to a girlfriend

Ndikhumbula icherry yam ngoku.


Imedi is a term, mostly used in Cape Town to refer to a girl or girlfriend.

Ndiyayithanda imedi yam bro.
I love my girlfriend bro


Umahlalela is a Xhosa term for an unemployed person.

uRamaphosa uyamthanda umahlalela, uvele amnike iR350.
Ramaphosa loves the unemployed, he just gives them R350.


Impama is a Nguni term for slap.

Ndizakufaka impama
I will slap you


Qhoqhoqho is a Xhosa term for the trachea (windpipe/throat).

Ndizakuqhawula uqhoqhoqho.
I will slit your throat.


Iqaza is a Xhosa slang term for a shoe or shoes.

Ndibone enye iqaza egrand eSportscene.
I saw these other nice shoes at Sportscene.


Iyeza is anything and everything that heals.

Ina iyeza, sela iyeza.


In Xhosa culture, umgidi is the ceremony that's done to celebrate a boy or boys (mkhwetha) coming back from the mountain (initiation school).

I can't wait to attend umgidi ka Boy


Sibeko is a term that has been used to refer to a drunkard. This is due to a character from the famous South African sitcom, Emzini wezinsizwa, who was always drunk.
Now Sibeko is synonymous for drunkard.

Why did you give him money, don't you know he's a Sibeko?

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