To flex or to show off

Nna nkao tempela, net akerato bolela thata, ke dealer ka action.


A Xhosa term for small boy. It is generally used by older men when referring to a younger boy.
It can also be used to refer to an adult male but you need to make sure that you are not scared of that person you call kwedini.

I will moer you, kwedini. Don't disrespect me like that.


Jollofina is a name given to South African women who are dating Nigerian men.

She has all this money because she's dating Jollof boys. She's a Jollofina.

Jollof boys

Jollof boys is a name given to Nigerian men in South Africa.

Who drives that Range Rover.
It's owned by this other Jollof boy who works in Hillbrow.


Rasto is a slang name for guys who are smart, kind, gentle, faithful, hardworking and Aquarian

Dera fidelis is the first Rasto ever. Rasto Val Fidelis is on Facebook

In Japan

Girls these days say they are in Japan to indicate that they are on their periods.
This is due to the flag of Japan, all white with a big red dot (indicates period blood in this case). 🇯🇵

Yoh mntase, I was so worried that I won't go to Japan this month but I woke up in Japan today.


Is a colloquial Xhosa term for pubic hair.
Also see izinza.

iinzeft zam ziyarhawzela.


A quality that includes the essential human virtues; compassion and humanity.

"there is a need for understanding not vengeance, ubuntu not victimization"


Slang word for "how is it". It comes from the Afrikaans term "Hoe is dit" and people just decided to change the spelling.

Man 1: Eita da, hoezit?

Man 2: Sharp hoezit da?

Man 1: Fede nja yami.


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

I fear fokkol!!!

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