Translation of slang in Northern Sotho

slang

sehlakanasele

noun

Linguistics

  • 1

    sehlakanasele
    ‘Words and expressions from slang can eventually become part of mainstream informal speech’ Mantšu le mmolelwana go tšwa go sehlakanasele a ka ba polelo ya ka mehla
    • words or phrases that are used very informally and are often restricted to a particular social group
    • mantšu goba mafokwana ao a dirišwago go se be molaong gomme gantši a kgaoletšwa go sehlopha se se itšego sa batho