Xhoma

Ukuxhoma is a general Kasi term that means flexing or showing off.


Ever since he got his RAF money, uyaxhoma now.

Mntase

Short for mntasekhaya. A Xhosa term of endearment for family i.e siblings, cousins or even a dear friend.


- Yho mntase, you should have seen the way he looked at me.

- Never let men play you, mntase. Banyise bonke.

Diski

Kasi term that refers to soccer/football.


Everyone in my neighbourhood loves diski.

Sisekakeni

Sisekakeni is a general Xhosa phrase that means we are in trouble. It directly translates to "we are in shit" or "we are in deep shit"


Friend: The petrol prices went up again.
Me: Sisekakeni

Mjita/out

A guy/ gentleman/clever man


How's it Mjita; 'm just Moja (fine)

Kari

Ikari is a kasi term for a car.


Uthenge ikari ne dlala.
He bought a car and a house.

Ama2000

Anyone born between 1998 and 2005. That's the Skrr skrr generation. You will see them with their durags and tight pants.


Ama2000 like thinking that they know everything.

Tiger

Not to be confused with the animal... This refers to R10 (Ten Rands). One tiger would mean R10, Two tiger would mean R20, Five tiger - R50, etc. When you get to R100, it becomes a Klipa. R200 - Two klipa, etc.


We only need 3 tiger to add to the money we have and get that case of beer.

Stocko

The term refers to a woman or women who are identified as being available for the pleasure and entertainment of men.


John vul'igate, nasi istocko.
John open the gate, we have the stocko.

Jollofina

Jollofina is a name given to South African women who are dating Nigerian men.


She has all this money because she's dating Jollof boys. She's a Jollofina.




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