An online resource for Xhosa languages.
Slang interjection indicating disbelief, moral disgust, surprise. As in 'I don't believe what I am seeing.' or 'Wow'. It is also used in isiZulu and literally translates as "Oh no". In pronunciation, the emphasis falls on the first syllable, the /yi/ is a diphthong and the /o/ is pronounced as in "order"Julius Malema and Helen Zille are at each others' throats yet again? Hayibo!
a beer made from maize (corn), maize malt, sorghum malt, yeast and water. In appearance, the beer is opaque and light tan in colour. It has a thick, creamy and gritty consistency (from the maize)."We MaDlamini, Uph'umqombothi" - Yvonne Chaka Chaka