Slay queen

Young and naive girls who apparently do not date broke men. They spend hours on Snapchat and Instagram showing off things they don't even own.


Sandton slay queens are the worst, they will milk you dry then run way.

Tjotjo

A term used to refer to a bribe, usually given to cops or traffic officers.


I gave him some tjotjo and he let me go.

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.

Tyhagi

Ityhagi is a derogatory term used to refer to a boy. Like an uncircumcised boy.


I will not take directions from ityhagi.

420

420, 4:20, or 4/20 (pronounced four-twenty) is cannabis culture slang for weed consumption, especially smoking around the time 4:20 p.m., and also refers to cannabis-oriented celebrations that take place annually on April 20th.


Can't wait for 420 so that I can smoke freely.

Laaitie

A younger person, especially a younger male such as a younger brother or son.


Come here my laaitie

Swazi

Weed from Swaziland that is very potent.


Come let's smoke, I've got some swazi here.

Kabo yellow

Kabo yellow is a nickname for South African soccer team Mamelodi Sundowns. Their home kit is yellow so I am guessing that's where the name comes from.


Q: Which team do you support?
A: Kabo yellow

Umjolo

A Xhosa word for dating


Umjolo uzokulimaza mntase

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.




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