Cherry is a Kasi term to refer to a girl/female. It can also be used to refer specifically to a girlfriend

Ndikhumbula icherry yam ngoku.


Imedi is a term, mostly used in Cape Town to refer to a girl or girlfriend.

Ndiyayithanda imedi yam bro.
I love my girlfriend bro


A very cool humble guy whom everyone thinks his hot, attractive and liked by many.

My crush is Sandile


A gay person

Voetsek jou sapa!


UMvelinqangi is a Nguni word which translates to "the Most High" or "Divine Consciousness"; that is considered the source of all that has been, that is and all that ever will be.

Mvelinqangi, the creator, came out of the reed. He brought out men, women, animals, corn, and all the fruits of the earth

Kido Lava

A South African Musician That wants a family that looks like Beyoncé’s & to grow old with his partner.

Baby ndicela ichance ndiku bonise ngifuna umndeni wethu ufane noBeyonce. Start a generation sibe habo grams. Kido Lava On Yafinijwa


A Sowetan term used to identify a certain opportunistic behaviour in people. e.g. slay queens

Ngwano ke mokotjo!


Sibeko is a term that has been used to refer to a drunkard. This is due to a character from the famous South African sitcom, Emzini wezinsizwa, who was always drunk.
Now Sibeko is synonymous for drunkard.

Why did you give him money, don't you know he's a Sibeko?


Izinyanya is a Xhosa term for ancestors.

Ndiyabulela kuni zinyanya.


Being selfish or being flashy

We cant go out with him because ano dada

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