Luphi

When a group of Maskandi Artists chants to see their King of Kings (Isilo) in the Maskandi genre. The current King of Kings is Dr Khangelani "DSD" “uGqoko” Mhlongo.


Ziyahlaba izinsizwa “LUPHI UGQOKO” lwethu

Braai

A widely used noun and verb for an outdoor ‘barbecue’ where meat is cooked over a fire or coal. A braai is a popular social event in South Africa and even has its own dedicated public holiday, known as National Braai Day, which coincides with Heritage Day celebrated annually on September 24.


Let's go buy some beer and some meat for tonight's braai.

Black Magic

Black Magic, also known as witchcraft is usage of supernatural power for evil and selfish purposes and to perform malicious practice to destroy someone physically or mentally or financially.


They use black magic a lot in Limpopo

ZAR

The South African currency, also known as Rand or just an "R".


I need ZAR 50 million right now.

Inganekwane

A fictitious story or a tale. Like those tales you'd hear about from parents/teachers/friends or read when you were younger.


"A man and his daughter were walking in the forest..."
Welele... inganekwane!

Mzukwana

Mzukwana is a Kasi term for the olden days / the good old days / back in the day.


I woke up and listened to Kwaito ya mzukwana today.

Junimo

A nickname name united by two best friends meaning loyalty,ever last and trust between two names Junior and Moses aiming that the two remain friends forever


Example Junior and Moses united can be refered as Junimo in one

Lepyatla

This term is commonly used to refer to a very beautiful and attractive girl. This word originates from S'pitori, commonly known as Pretoria.


Tjo ngwana ona na ke lepyatla.

Skopas

Term mostly used in the Northern parts of the country to refer to sweet flavoured and coloured popcorns.
Some parts of the country call them amaKip-kip


I bought my nephews some skopas from the Spaza shop.

Mgosi

Umgosi in South Africa means gossip.


No one:

Girls: I have so much mgosi for you my friend.




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