The yanos

A skrr skrr way of referring to amapiano.


Yo fam, I think I'm beginning to like the yanos.

We should hang out

It can mean anytime between now and the next 5 years.


We should hang out soon, my friend.

Bafana Bafana

The weakest soccer team in Africa and the rest of the world.


Even Banyana Banyana can beat your beloved Bafana Bafana.

Goni

Igoni is a kasi slang term for a knife.


The guys who robbed me was carrying igoni

Masonja

Masonja are Mopane worms that are mostly eaten in Limpopo.


I would rather starve than to eat masonja.

Haibo

An expression of surprise or shock (basically means wow), mostly used by Xhosa speaking people. It can also be spelt as Hayibo.


Haibo, is this really happening?

Shela

A Zulu word for asking a girl/guy out.


Ladies must also shela now. #WomenHaveToShela

Groove

South African slang term for the club, tavern, party, all the nice places.


I miss how groove was before lockdown.

Toti

Itoti is a general term for a can or tin. It can be a can of beer, food or whatever, as long as it's a can you can call it itoti.


I stopped drinking ngud, I only drink itoti now.

Nah he tweakin

A term that all the skrr skrr kids have been using in the comments section of Instagram. Apparently it means something not making sense or stupid.


No one:

Skrr skrr on insta: Nah he tweaking




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