Aweh

This word can be used in any context. You can use it to greet, to say goodbye, to indicate you are happy. Etc.


Guy 1: Aweh bro, howzit?

Guy 2: Chilled bro, how about you?

Guy 1: Lekker bro.

Guy 2: Aweh!

Tilili

A term Xhosa people use to refer to those small cellphones with no internet. Those phones you just use for calls and sms. They call it lepopotane in SePitori.


Yho mntase I saw his tilili hidden in the spare wheel of his car. Caba he didn't want me to see that he uses it for his hoes.

Mgqakhwe

In Xhosa, umgqakhwe is a derogatory term used to refer to someone born out of wedlock.


"Makungangeni mgqakhwe ebandleni likaYehova; nesizukulwana sawo seshumi masingangeni ebandleni likaYehova." - deuteronomy 23
"No one born of a forbidden marriage nor any of his descendants may enter the assembly of the LORD, even down to the tenth generation."

Hierso

Hierso is a South African slang term that means "Here", "Right here". It is taken from the Afrikaans language.


"I'll be hierso goseng, wa nkolota" - Khuli Chana in No More Hunger

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.

Kreng Kreng

A new drug in Pitori that is 10 times stronger and addictive than nyaope.


Kreng kreng is finishing the youth of Pretoria

Bliksem

To hit someone to a pulp.


Don't try me, I will bliksem you.

Xhosa

That South African language with all the clicks. The people who speak this language think they breathe flavoured air


No one: Thabo: I only date Xhosa chicks even though I know they will suck me dry.

Sishumane

Isishumane or sishimane is a South African term used to refer to a single person who is not single by choice. It is mostly used in a mocking manner.


Aisuka, that one sisishumane esikhulu.

Khemi

Khemi is a general slang term for muthi or traditional medicine.


He gets his girls using his khemi.




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