South African Lexicon

by subacati

A guide to understanding common South African slang etc. …

spaza
– cheap generic product sold in small community shop

dagga
– Pot, marijuana, grass, weed etc.

braai
– Similar to a barbecue but less formal

skyf
– Cigarette, home made cigarette possibly containing drugs (e.g. dagga skyf)

robot
– automatic traffic signal, traffic light

yar
– yes, I agree, derived from ja

yebo
– yes (zulu)

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