Intshebe is a Nguni term for beard.

Intshebe yam iyakhula.
My beard is growing.


NMU (formerly known as NMMU) is Nelson Mandela University in Gqeberha, Eastern Cape. It is the University you go to when you get rejected at Rhodes.

What does a Rhodes student and an NMU student have in common?
They both applied at Rhodes!


Nyash is a slang term for big booty or big ass.

"If you don't have nyash as a woman, you are just wasting your time"


A hit song by the legendary Mandoza and it almost became the National Anthem but Sister Betina overtook it.

Can you please play the Nkalakatha song.

Nkao Tempela

In SePitori, Nkao Tempela means I can flex on you.
See: Tempela

I’m beyond insane, nna Nkao Tempela (Yeah).


Refers to being good, okay or doing well/fine.

- How are you? Are you okay?
- Ngimnandi

Nelly M

Nelly M is the name that the recent generation / Social Media has given to former South Africsn president, Nelson Mandela.

I miss Nelly M, things would be better if he was still alive.

Nah he tweakin

A term that all the skrr skrr kids have been using in the comments section of Instagram. Apparently it means something not making sense or stupid.

No one:

Skrr skrr on insta: Nah he tweaking


This word comes from the Xhosa language, and is mostly used by the Xhosa speaking people."Ncmsl" Is a short word for "Ncamisile".It is means unbelievable.

"Chomi uLisa undifuna back"


Unozala is a Xhosa slang term that means mother.

Ndikhumbula unozala now
I miss my mom.

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