never Aikona, pronounced ay-koh-nah Borrowed from Southern African mining pidgin (and derived from Zulu and Xhosa words meaning the same thing), aikona is widely used to express shock or disbelief. Directly translated, it also means “never”, “not on your life”, or simply an emphatic “no”.
What does Aikona WENA mean?
aikona wena, happy birthday.
What does Haibo mean?
An expression of surprise or shock (basically means wow), mostly used by Xhosa speaking people. It can also be spelt as Hayibo.
What does AWEH mean in South Africa?
Aweh. Pronounced: ah-weh. A casual greeting or way of agreeing with someone.
What is a Mozzie?
mossie in British English or mozzie (ˈmɒzɪ ) noun. Australian and New Zealand an informal name for mosquito.
What does Sharp Sharp mean?
goodbye Sharp. Sharp [shahp] is often doubled up for effect (sharp sharp!) and means ‘goodbye’ or that everything is great.
What does awe Ma Se Kind mean?
“Awe masekind”- direct translation is: hello mother’s child and is often followed by the phrase” Hoe lyk dit?” meaning how is it going? Often used together as an informal greeting among friends like this: “Awe ma se kind, how lyk dit”?
What does shap shap mean?
Shap shap/sharp sharp: All good, everything’s in order.
What is I love you in South Africa?
Valentine’s Day: How to say “I love you” in all 11 official languages of South Africa: Afrikaans: Ek is lief vir jou or ek het jou lief. English: I love you (for those who were struggling).
[KEY]What is African Hello?[/KEY]
Hujambo 1. Hujambo — “Hello!” A friendly “hujambo” goes a long way. 2. Habari — Also means “hello” or “good morning.” Use this one when speaking with older people.
What does HOS pakamisa mean?
English Translation. lift up. More meanings for phakamisa.
What do Aussies call mosquitoes?
Mozzie: short for mosquito. No drama/s: this is Aussie speak for no problem.
What does Ripper mean in Australia?
Ripper. Chances are, you’ll be using this word a lot. Meaning awesome or fantastic, if something is “bloody ripper” it must be totally amazing!
What is a mozzie Australian?
An Australian term for mosquito.
Does Sharp mean smart?
Sharp is an idiom meaning intelligent or quick to learn.
Is Sharp a compliment?
If you describe someone as sharp, you are praising them because they are quick to notice, hear, understand, or react to things. He is very sharp, a quick thinker and swift with repartee. A sharp difference, image, or sound is very easy to see, hear, or distinguish.
What does stay sharp mean?
Be alert, or attentive. Pay close attention.
What does the word Dala mean?
Introduction. The Xhosa word ‘dala’, when translated into English means ‘to bring into existence’ or to create. It has also become a South African slang word for “making a plan”, “getting it done” or “doing it your way” which is very apt for what we do here at Dala, and what we encourage artists and crafters to do too.
What does Befok mean in Afrikaans?
befok – really good, exciting, cool; as in “The rock-show was befok.” (Do not confuse with gefok.). Also means to be extremely angry(kwaad); as in “Ek is nou so befok”. Can also mean “crazy” in a very strong sense, as in “Are you befok?” – derogatory.
Is bliksem a swear word?
bliksem – strike, hit, punch; also used as an expression of surprise/emphasis (rude; many consider the word a profanity). It derives from the Dutch word for “lightning”, and often occurs in conjunction with donner.
What does Chap Chap mean?
A chap is a guy or a fellow — a boy or man who’s a friend, acquaintance, or a friendly stranger. You might ask a chap on the bus if the seat beside him is free. You can refer to any male person as a chap, and you can also address him that way: “Hello there, old chap!
What does Shep mean?
Safety, Health, and Environmental Program. SHEP.
What is a 4 5 slang?
They are expected to number the pages of their homework assignments in that fashion (4/5 means page four out of five). – user31341. Sep 19 ’18 at 17:12. This is “standard notation” for tweets or posts that are broken up into chunks due to space constraint so that the intended order is clear.
What is I love you in Kanuri?
“Nya Raakna” is Kanuri for “I love you”.
What is I love you in Venda?
Ndi a ni funa=I love you.
How do you say my love in Jamaican?
Note: there is no standard way of spelling Jamaican, and there are different ways of writing many words. Useful phrases in Jamaican.
|Phrase||Jimiekn / Patwah (Jamaican)|
|I love you||Mi luv yuh|
|Get well soon|
|Leave me alone!||Galang!|
What are 28s?
28s. The 28s are the blood line of the gang and are responsible for fighting on behalf of the three gangs (26, 27 and 28). They are divided into two lines – the gold line and the silver line.
What does Bo mean in the South?
2. 4. Bo (slang) is a form of addressing a friend, a boy, a fellow.
What is hello in Kenyan?
Hujambo The most common greeting among those who speak Swahili is ‘Hujambo’ (‘Hello’) or the more colloquial greeting of ‘Jambo’. Both greetings can be responded with the phrase ‘sijambo’, which means ‘I am well’. Other common greetings in contemporary Kenya include ‘sasa’ or ‘Mambo’.
[KEY]How does South Africa say hello?[/KEY]
Howzit – A traditional South African greeting that translates roughly as “How are you?” or simply “Hello”.