T-Connection =

close friend, commonly used amongst coloureds (Sent in by Violetta Ellapen)

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• 10 April 2013

Ta =

Sure/ thank you (Sent in by Thobekile Ngwenya)

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• 10 April 2013

Tafola =

Means trying to make you believe a lie. Same meaning as shaya shaya. (Sent by Sydwell MotsoaneTafuleng ifing – Loosely translated means which table. Slang meaning means: what is happening, popular in the Vaal.

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• 10 April 2013

Taima =

Daddy (Sent in by Thobekile Ngwenya)

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• 10 April 2013

Taima/ Topie =

means father or any man of that age group. Origins from jail: Taima is someone who has done time behind bars. But now refers to someone who has generally had more life experience like ones father. (Sent by Thembela Maqungo)

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• 10 April 2013

Takalani =

means an insane person (Sent in by Mduva)

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• 10 April 2013

Take 5 =

To slap someone on his face (Sent in by Masango Nomale)

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• 10 April 2013

Taken =

that means one’s girlfriend i.e yiTaken yam lena tsotsi…originally from Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape but commonly used in Jozi as well now.

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• 10 April 2013

Tanyani =

Jail/Prison (Sent in by Ishmael Leoli)

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• 10 April 2013

Tekateka =

to be weak (Sent in by Conny Masango)

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• 10 April 2013