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Sheng ((S)wahili and (Eng)lish) is a Swahili-based slang language spoken by predominantly the Kenyan urban youth. Sheng sources words from various languages in Kenya and evolves rapidly. It is said to be the 'unifying language of the '43th tribe' (the Kenyan youth) and to transcend ethnicity.

Sheng ni lugha ya mtaa mostly inabongwa na wasee wa mtaa na matao ka Nairobi,Kisumu,Nakuru na zingine mob.Ni lugha imetoa na still inatoa words from languages ka engo,swa na hizi tribe zingine.Imegrow sana.Inasemekana ni language ya 43rd Kenya.

 

Latest words

 

Tuwa---People

411  ---News

Laku---Eat

Kawa---Obvious

Mbisha---Picture

 

List of words as used on the website.

 

Mtaani---Home

Kutuhusu---About us

Mambisha---Picture

Tusho---Tell us

Zii---No

Otero---Starring

Sakanya---Search

Mazuri---Freebies

Dem---Girl

Chali---Boy

 

Words and their meanings


Buda--- Person/Father

Banya---Fool

Conton---Khat

Chamez---Merry go round

Cheda---Money

Cheki---Look

Chizi---Mad person

Chupri---Broke/without money

Chora---Plan

Dandia---Hang

Danda---Lunatic

Dinda--–Refuse

Doze---Sleep

Falez---Fool

Fakeza---Die

Gotea---Say hi on behalf of..

Handa---Molest

Hustler---A hardworking person

Imbo---Fake

Jang’o---Luo

Jima---Water

Karao---Police

Lakeza---Eaten

Modo---Person

Mkajaa---Luo

Mperesa---Kikuyu

Mhala---Luhya

Mkale---Kalenjin

Mmbaka---Kamba

Mjamaa---Guy

Mkalamuu---Nubian

Manga---Eat

Nina---Who

Ndae---Gone

Ndimu---Football

Ocha---Upcountry

Ombwakni---Counterfeit

Otwong’o---Ugly lady

Okwonko---Rich

Pinji---Pickpocket

Radar--Careful

Rima---Marry

Sonko---Boss

Shagz---Upcountry

Sanya---Steal

Tenje---Phone/Radio

Tumu---Person

Tuwa---People

Ukedi---Aids

Veto---Veteran

Vuka---Cross

Wasee---People

Walach---Somali

Weather---Jacket

Zainman---Mad person