Mjondolo is another term for informal settlements (mkhukhu).

There is an movement called Abahlali basemjondolo


Roomza / Rumza is your roommate. It is mostly used to refer to res roommate or hostel roommate.

My roomza likes stealing my groceries.

For days

A term referring to a large amount of something.

I've got alcohol for days, fam.


When you are finally in a serious relationship.

Thungisani guys


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.

Male Bestie

The most dangerous creature. Male bestie is the guy your girlfriend always tells you not to worry about but you don't know what they do behind closed doors. He is the guy that's always waiting for you to fuck up.

My guy be careful of your girl's male bestie.


Afrikaaps is a slang version of Afrikaans, spoken in Cape Town.

I proudly speak Afrikaaps.


A SePitori term for nyaope withdrawal symptoms.
Drugs/Nyaope cravings.

Others are having alostro because of lockdown.


Umakhwapheni is a more formal term for a side chick or a nyatsi.

His wife saw him at a restaurant with his makhwapheni.


Fokkol is a popular South African term for Nothing, dololo, nix.

I fear fokkol!!!

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