Jaiva

To jaiva is to dance.


I need to learn uku jaiva.

Jiva

Jiva is a kasi term for dancing. It can also be spelt as Jaiva.


Ey wena uyathanda uku jiva.
You like dancing

jiki jiki

Suddenly/quickly and unexpectedly.


jiki jiki, a gusheshe came hurtling round the corner.

Jou ma se poes

An Afrikaans derogatory term that directly translates to "your mother's cunt".
See poes.


Stop talking shit jou ma se poes

Jumpas

Jumpas means later on.


I will see you jumpas.

Jola

This depends on the context. Jola can be someone's clan name if you are Xhosa

It can also mean dating, see ukujola or mjolo.


NdinguJola, Mphankomo...

Jola wena, you will see the consequenses. 

JOMO

Joy Of Missing Out. Feeling content with staying in and disconnected as a form of self-care.
Antonym: FOMO


Ever since I stopped drinking, I moved from FOMO to JOMO.

Jacket

Not to be confused with the clothing item. This is a SePitori term for R10 (Ten Rands). In other parts of South Africa, R10 is referred to as Tiger


Ke shota ka jacket, ntjaka.



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