Register Now

Login

Lost Password

Lost your password? Please enter your email address. You will receive a link and will create a new password via email.

Login

Register Now

Create a free account. Post new definitions, create lists of favorites, earn badges and lots more.

By creating an account you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Did you know

  • Tsotsitaal is a variety of mixed languages mainly spoken in the townships of Gauteng province, such as Soweto
  • Tsotsitaal spread first as a criminal language, as it had the power of insuring secrecy in the speech
  • Tsotsitaal, the original variety, is based on Afrikaans, in which were originally added Tswana terms, and later terms from Zulu
  • Only criminals at first could understand Tsotsitaal
  • Nowadays in Soweto, possibly up to 500,000 youths speak tsotsitaal as their main language or one of their main languages
  • Tsotsi is a Sesotho slang word for a "thug" or "robber"

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X y Z

English Translation: father

Language: Tsotsitaal

Timer means “Father”  An elderly man or a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)

1

2

3

English Translation: car

Language: Tsotsitaal

Transi means “Car”  a road vehicle with an engine, four wheels, and seats for a small number of people

1

2

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X y Z