Johannesburg also known informally as Jozi, Joburg, or "The City of Gold", is the largest city in South Africa. The city was established in 1886 following the discovery of gold on what had been a farm

My friends from Johannesburg don't know anything about struggle.


To jaiva is to dance.

I need to learn uku jaiva.


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 means later on.

I will see you jumpas.


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. 


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.


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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