Com·mu·ni·cate (kəˈmyo͞onəˌkāt) In South African

com·mu·ni·cate (kəˈmyo͞onəˌkāt) In South African

Each Country has it’s own unique way of speaking. Here are some common terms used in South Africa and their meaning

When talking to someone they might say something like this “Howzit my bru I’ll check you just now at the lekker braai at my flat. I’ve got all the vleis in the boot of my bakkie. Just take the lift to the fifth floor. Just be careful of the camera at the robot on the corner we aren’t in the bundu.”

Now here is the translation: Hi my friend (brother), I will see you later at the awesome barbeque in my apartment. I’ve got the meat in the trunk of my pickup truck. Take the elevator to the fifth floor. Mind the camera at the traffic light we aren’t living in the bush.


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