aphorism
an original thought, spoken or written in a laconic and memorable form
blitzkrieg
'lightning war' - overwhelming force at high speed to break through enemy lines
fangalo, or fanagalo
simplified language based primarily on Zulu, and incorporating some English and Afrikaans,spoken on the mines
hypertrophy
increase in the volume of an organ or tissue due to the enlargement of its component cells
kikoy (kikois)
East African version of a wrap or sarong,made of a rectangular piece of woven cotton
oke
South African slang for a man, as in 'he's a good oke'
sangoma
Southern African witchdoctor or traditional healer
skollie
Afrikaans derogatory slang, meaning anything from a low-life, to a drifer, a thug or a gangster