Venda or Tshivenda is a Bantu language and an official language of South Africa and Zimbabwe. It is mainly spoken by the Venda people or Vhaven?a in the northern part of South Africa's Limpopo province, as well as by some Lemba people in South Africa.

MacG is Venda, by the way.


The coloured version of make out ses

Kelly gave me a nice vrystik

Vat n sit

Is a term used in South Africa to refer to a situation where two people who are not married are living together.

Those ones will never get married. They've been doing vat n sit for more than 5 years.

Van toeka

A popular South African Slang term for 'a long time ago' or 'back in the day'

I know your dad from van toeka.


Vaslap or vaaslap is a term used to refer to bathing cloth. You know that cloth you use when you are bathing.

I need to get myself a new vaslap, this one is too old.


Is the Xhosa term for korobela - which is love potion given to your lover so that he/she only loves you.
It basically translates to yiva mna ndedwa (only hear me).

I won't mind even if you can give me ivamna.

Vrr phaa

Is a Volkswagen Golf car. It was named this because of the explosive noise it makes (vrrrrrr phaaaa).

He came in with a vrr phaa and all the girls went crazy.


A South African dance where the person squats and kicks at the same time. It is one of the most popular dances in South Africa.

Look at how she does the vosho. You can see that she is a regular at groove.


A plastic horn/trumpet that is mostly blown in soccer matches. It produces a loud monotone note. It became very popular in South Africa in the 1990s. A fan of the Kaizer Chiefs named Freddie "Saddam" Maake says that he invented the vuvuzela.

Don't forget your vuvuzela when we go to the stadium.


This is the most common curse word, mostly used to chase a dog away.
Some may spell it as Tsek

Hey voetsek wena spottie. Go away.

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