Nkawza

Kasi term for cigarette.


Buy me some nkawza.
skyf nkawza da.

Batlao Hurda

A social media term that means they will hurt you.


You think he loves you... Batlao hurda mntase.

My friend

This is a term that refers to the Somali or Pakistani shop owners in South Africa. This term started when these shop owners first arrived in South Africa and they referred to everyone as "My friend". The name was then subsequently given to them.


1. Child: Hi, my friend. How much are your sweets?
My friend: It's 2 bob for one sweet, my friend.

2. No one:
Pakistani shop owner: My friend I am not your friend, my friend.

Lamza

Is a kasi term for a kiss.


You can't even get a lamza from a random chick in the club anymore because of this covid.

Dubane

Dubane is a slang term for the City of Durban. Used predominantly by the Zulu speaking population of KwaZulu Natal.


Hamb' obuza ngami in Dubane they know.

Moreki

The guy who buys the alcohol and make sure that everyone is taken care of.


If you still want to drink, please o ska bora moreki my sister.

Kaka

Ikaka is a term that means shit


Uthetha ikaka kwedini
You are talking shit young boy

K-word

A racist slur used to refer to black people in South Africa. It is shortened from Kaffir.


It is a crime to use the K-word in South Africa.

Abeg

A pidgin term for "please" or "I beg".


Abeg! No waste my time!

Drata

South African slang term for R100 (1 Hundred Rands).
Some call it Klipa.


I just need 2 drata then I'll be fine.




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