- What does Na you sabi mean?
- What does Oya mean in Nigerian?
- Is Moer a swear word?
- How do you say goodbye in African?
- How do you say goodbye in polite way?
- What is I love you in South Africa?
- What is OSHE in Yoruba?
- What is I love you in Urhobo?
- What does Abi mean in Nigerian?
- What does cheeseboy mean?
- Why do South Africans say ya?
- How do you say thank you in Nigerian?
- How do you say sorry in Nigeria?
- What does Jesu mean in Nigerian?
- What does Naaring mean?
- What’s the African word for love?
- What does bliksem mean in South Africa?
- What does Haibo mean?
What does Na you sabi mean?
I don’t care what you thinkNa you sabi.
A subtle way of saying ‘I don’t care what you think’.
What does Oya mean in Nigerian?
Oya (“Hurry up”) It functions as a call to action and depending on context, can mean ‘come on’ or ‘hurry up’, similar to “vamos“ in Spanish or “schnell” in German. It can also be used to cajole; “oya na” can mean something along the lines of “please reconsider”.
Is Moer a swear word?
moer – to assault (from Afrikaans ‘moor’ – to murder) (rude, often considered profanity as is Poes or doos). Also an animal’s womb, used in the phrase Gaan vlieg in jou moer! as in screw off! (literally “Go fly in your mother!”)
How do you say goodbye in African?
South AfricaZulu: Sala kahle (to person leaving)/ hamba kahle (to person staying)Xhosa: Usale kakuhle (to person leaving)/ uhambe kakuhle (to person staying)Afrikaans: Totsiens.English: Goodbye.
How do you say goodbye in polite way?
Common Ways to Say Goodbye in EnglishBye. This is the standard goodbye. … Bye bye! This sweet and babyish expression is usually only used when speaking to children. … See you later, See you soon or Talk to you later. … I’ve got to get going or I must be going. … Take it easy. … I’m off. … Goodbye. … Have a nice day or Have a good _____More items…
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.
What is OSHE in Yoruba?
a. a W African religious cult surviving in some parts of the Caribbean. b. (as modifier): Shango ritual. [Yoruba]
What is I love you in Urhobo?
“Me vwe eguono kpa ho we”: This is “I love you” in Urhobo, the mother tongue of the Urhobo people including our beloved thespian Richard Mofe-Damijo, Rev.
What does Abi mean in Nigerian?
“Abi” or “shebi” is a yoruba word that could mean “that’s it”, “yes”, “I agree with u”, “am with u”, “are u with me” etc. Its sha positive.
What does cheeseboy mean?[“Cheese Boy” is township slang for someone who has money i.e. someone who can afford to put cheese in his or her sandwich]
Why do South Africans say ya?
The word is actually spelt “ja”, meaning yes in Afrikaans language. It was adopted from the Afrikaans language, I guess its more cool than saying “no”, or whatever your word for no is in your language. Also it helps to avoid confusion, everybody knows what “ yah” means.
How do you say thank you in Nigerian?
E se/o se: Thank you ‘Thank you’ in the Yoruba dialect will automatically earn you some good points. E se is used when referring to an older person, while o se can be used with friends and people the same age as you.
How do you say sorry in Nigeria?
E ma binu (literally: “Don’t be angry.”) I’m sorry. (E) pẹlẹ. O dabọ!
What does Jesu mean in Nigerian?
English to Yoruba Meaning : Jesus : Jesu.
What does Naaring mean?
Unpleasant, disagreeable, nauseatingUnpleasant, disagreeable, nauseating.
What’s the African word for love?
MahabaMahaba (mah-ha-bah) – ‘love’ Mahaba is derived from the Arabic word for love, haba.
What does bliksem mean in South Africa?
bliksem – strike, hit, punch; also used often as an expression of surprise/emphasis. It derives from the Dutch word for “lightning”, and often occurs in conjunction with donner.
What does Haibo mean?
you’re not 21Jislaaik, Jussie, Jo, Haibo, and Haw | Used to express surprise or confusion. Example: “Jislaaik bru, that was a big wave!” or “Haibo, you’re not 21.”